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Talent Justice Initiative

FavoriteOn May 29 Fund the People launched a new Talent Justice Initiative that included a launch webinar, report, executive summary, and toolkit. The Talent Justice Initiative is all about helping funders and nonprofits to invest in intersectional racial equity across the nonprofit workforce, and across the career lifecycle. Talent Justice seeks to transform organizational cultures to maximize the access, advancement, and ascension of people of color, women, young people, and other diverse constituencies. The Talent Justice Toolkit released along with the report provides tools and resources to facilitate action on the recommendations highlighted in the report. These resources build on Fund Read more





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Guide to Investing in Grantee Talent

FavoriteGrantmakers are only as good as the nonprofits they fund. And nonprofits are only as good as their people. Nonprofit professionals thrive when they are well supported and developed by their organizations. So, it is patently reasonable to suggest that investing in the human capacity of grantee organizations ought to be part of the job of every grantmaker. Unfortunately, funder practices tend to make invisible the needs and potential of the people who work in grantee nonprofits, and instead emphasize strategy, programs, and organizational activities. Not only does this approach mean funders are misreading the real needs of many grantees; Read more





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Fund the People ToolKit

FavoriteFoundations can advance their strategies and goals by investing in grantee staff and the nonprofit workforce. Nonprofit professionals thrive when they are well supported and developed by their organizations. So investing in the people-systems of grantee organizations can and should be a vital part of the job of every foundation trustee and program executive. We created this Toolkit to provide funders practical guidance, promising practices, and data on the value of investing the in nonprofit workforce.