Observing that her foundation rarely engaged consultants of color to support their grantmaking and strategy development, she has created a program to cultivate fledgling consultants from underrepresented populations, particularly African Americans. It’s a bold, brilliant, and brave move — rather than simply wringing her hands because there are no consultants of color qualified enough to work with the foundation, she has intentionally invested in developing a prospective pipeline of consultants.
The Need for Black Rage In Philanthropy
Rodney D. Foxworth, Jr.
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Maybe I’m missing something, but why has it taken this long to think of this? Isn’t that how professionals from underrepresented populations have been developed elsewhere? If nothing else, grad students of colour, females, etc. who have been applying for grants would seem like a potential pool of candidates.

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