Strengthening Nonprofit Minority Leadership and the Capacity of Minority-Led and Other Grassroots Community-Based Organizations

January 5, 2009 Greenlining Diversity & Inclusion

In December 2008, a group of nine wealthy California foundations, under the umbrella of the “Foundation Coalition”, announced new plans to invest in minority-led nonprofit organizations. [...]


The Philanthropy Shakedown

December 30, 2008 Greenlining

Wall Street Journal Give to ‘minority-led’ charities, or else. In 2006, Publix Supermarket Charities donated almost $30 million to causes that included Habitat for Humanity, the [...]


Philanthropic Investment in the Sunshine State: Analysis of Giving to Minority-Led Organizations by the Top Ten Largest Florida-Based Foundations

December 22, 2008 Greenlining Diversity & Inclusion

This report analyzes the grants made by the ten largest Florida-based foundations, and details the percent of their grants and grant dollars they gave to minority-led [...]

NewsOpinion ColumnsGeneral

Philanthropy’s Race Problem

December 8, 2008 Greenlining

By Orson Aguilar A new compromise from foundations might be cause for some optimism. The everyday challenges faced by the people in many neighborhoods seem [...]


We Are Trying to Get Charities to Be More Inclusive

November 11, 2008 Greenlining

The Wall Street Journal Your post-election day editorial attack on community organizers (“The Latest Charity Shakedown,” Nov. 5 – See Below) is inconsistent with the Journal’s [...]


The Latest Charity Shakedown

November 5, 2008 Greenlining

Do you know the color of your donees? The Wall Street Journal What if the Greenlining Institute held a shakedown and nobody paid up? The Berkeley-based [...]


The Greenlining Institute: Shakedown Artists

July 29, 2008 Greenlining

The Greenlining Institute: Shakedown Artists By Matthew Vadum The weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal highlighted the growing menace of groups like California’s Greenlining Institute. [...]


Shaking Down Philanthropies

July 26, 2008 Greenlining

In 2007, state representative Joe Coto introduced “The Foundation Diversity and Transparency Act” at the behest of the Berkeley-based activist group, Greenlining. The organization claimed that [...]


Leadership Statement by 10 California Foundations

July 21, 2008 Greenlining

The undersigned, consisting of a group of California private foundations, issued the followingstatement:As leaders in the philanthropic community, we recognize that California’s future depends on allof [...]

Press ReleasesGeneral

Foundation Leaders, Tri-Caucus Chairs, Announce New Project to Strengthen Support for Minority and Low-Income Communities

June 24, 2008 Greenlining

CONTACT: Daniel Silverman James Irvine Foundation 415.356.9934 Mike Welch Office of Assemblymember Joe Coto 916.319.2023 Foundation Leaders, Tri-Caucus Chairs, Announce New Project to Strengthen Support for [...]

  • Show These Topics