Fundraising and Philanthropy Resources for Communities of Color

Check out these resources for communities of color. If you know of a resource that should be included here, please let us know by emailing jennifer[AT]grassrootsfundraising[DOT]org.


GIFT Resources

Money for Our Movements: A Social Justice Fundraising Conference
GIFT’s groundbreaking conference linking fundraising and social justice. Two-thirds of the participants and planners of our 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014 conferences were people of color. Handouts and workshop descriptions from past conferences are available. The next Money for Our Movements: A Social Justice Fundraising Conference will be August 12-14, 2016 in Denver. Register today!

Fundraising Academy for Communities of Color
GIFT and our partner CompassPoint Nonprofit Services co-present this intensive 8-month training program for groups based in communities of color.

Grassroots Fundraising Journal
Many of our case studies are from organizations based in communities of color. Download our articles Why People of Color Should Be Good Fundraisers and Caring For Each Other: Philanthropy in Communities of Color

The Politics of Philanthropy and Social Change Funding: A Popular Review of the Literature by Lisa Durán
Read the report from GIFT’s former Research Director. Lisa Durán communicates her findings from a literature review of existing material on communities of color and the role that foundations have played in social movements.