Systemic Change

The Role of Grants in Promoting Social Justice: Are We Doing Enough?

In an era marked by profound social challenges and inequalities, grants are often seen as critical tools for promoting social justice. As a Labor Union Representative with extensive experience in advocating for workers’ rights and equality, I have seen firsthand the potential impact that well-allocated grant funds can have on marginalized communities. Yet the question remains: Are we doing enough …

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The Role of Diversity and Inclusion in Grant-Making: Beyond the Numbers

In today’s philanthropic landscape, diversity and inclusion (D&I) have moved from the periphery to the center of conversations about how foundations and grant-making institutions can effectively drive positive societal change. It’s no longer just about the distribution of funds but also about who is at the giving and receiving ends, the inclusivity of the process, and the impact on underrepresented …

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