"A sea change is underway in the world of philanthropy," said authors Charlotte Vangsgaard and Mads Holme (ReD Associates) for Alliance Magazine, "The shift is driven partly by the cataclysmic effects of a global pandemic that has wiped out decades of developmental gains over the past few years while crowding out investment in other sectors."
Grantmakers in the Arts
From Hyperallergic: "A new study discovered that going to museums can have myriad health benefits, such as improving feelings of depression, easing chronic pain, and decreasing the likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia."
Upstart Co-Lab, the Association of Art Museum Directors, and the Black Trustee Alliance for Art Museums released a new report, Cultural Capital: The state of museums and their investing, "a first-of-its-kind survey of U.S. museums of art and design to establish their current level of impact investing activity and profile first-mover museums exploring the integration of values, mission, and investment."
A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities and Candid, "are engaging in a multi-year partnership that leverages Candid’s data collections and ABFE’s subject matter expertise to explore Black leadership in the social sector."
A new episode from the podcast Hope and Dread entitled, "Are You Sitting Uncomfortably?" is available to stream now. Guest include Roxanne Gay, Maya Benton, Tiffany Sia, and more.
Join the MacArthur Foundation in partnership with the Christensen Fund, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the Pop Culture Collaborative for, "a funder briefing featuring IllumiNative, a new initiative elevating Native stories, voices & issues," on June 21 at 1pm ET.
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors presents Operating Archetypes Webinar on June 22 at 12pm ET. The event will focus on "[learning] more about this new analytical framework, developed by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors’ (RPA) with input from dozens of foundations and nonprofit partners around the world as part of the Theory of the Foundation learning collaborative."
The Center for Effective Philanthropy and Council on Foundations presents, "a free webinar discussion on rebuilding trust in nonprofits and philanthropy," on Thursday, June 16th at 2pm EDT.