While much of what we have been reading and gathering this month relates to COVID-19 (and can be found on our special COVID-19 resources page here), including the following highlights...
- The recent reminder from Lori Villarosa of the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity that we can bring an equity lens to our philanthropic work even during this time of crisis
- A look at three funder commitments to emulate from Aaron Dorfman at NCRP
- The growing list of local response funds and initiatives working to help those most in need
- A reminder that this can be a time to reflect and care for self in the midst of helping others
...other newly-released reports from around the sector offer a picture of the existing philanthropic landscape...
- Funders Concerned About AIDS' latest tracking report, Philanthropic Support to Address HIV/AIDS in 2018, offers a snapshot of the 2018 HIV/AIDS funding landscape, capturing data on more than 7,000 grants to identify trends, opportunities, and gaps in HIV-related philanthropy
- Funders for LGBTQ Issues' 2018 Tracking Report: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Grantmaking by U.S. Foundations gives an overview of 2018 LGBTQ grantmaking by US foundations with an analysis of over 6,600 grants from a record 450 foundations
- The Center for Effective Philanthropy's report The Funding Landscape: Nonprofit Perspectives on Current Issues in Philanthropy shares the perspectives of over 400 nonprofit CEOs on issues from donor-advised funds to the possibility of a recession
- Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) and AAPI Data's mapping tool Census 2020 & Beyond: Mapping the Geography and Diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is designed to help community organizations, policymakers, and journalists see the diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on the eve of the 2020 Census
...and the combination keeps us focused both on the current crisis and the work beyond.