Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
At MPC, we believe that increasing awareness, knowledge, and skills around diversity, equity, and inclusion issues and practices is key way for philanthropy to be more effective in Maine.
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Ageism is bias or discrimination on the basis of age. These resources, including a meeting recording and notes, are from a September 2021 funder conversation on ageism in Maine. Meeting Recording
A PowerPoint presentation about education and equity that Nick Donohue of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation offered at the Maine Philanthropy Center's April 2019 DEI brown-bag lunch.
Based on survey responses of 205 leaders of nonprofit organizations with annual expenses between $100,000 and $100 million, Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations provides a collection of data on topics such as how diversity relates to the work of nonprofits and what demographic information nonprofits and funders alike are collecting — and how that information is used. The data in this report can inform foundation leaders and staff as they consider how they can most helpfully engage with their grantees on the topic of diversity.