Below are a number of resources that we gathered for future reference while exploring the topic of equity in fundraising.

General Sources and Articles

Collecting Courage

Community Centric Fundraising

Divorcing White Supremacy

DiAngelo, Robin, No, I Won’t Stop Saying “White Supremacy”

The Ethical Rainmaker Podcast

Vu Lee’s Nonprofit AF Blog: Common arguments used against Community-Centric Fundraising, and why they don’t hold water

Vu Lee’s Nonprofit AF Blog: 20 subtle ways white supremacy manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy

Leading Elephants training: White Leaders Working on Antiracism


Resources for Hiring and Supporting BIPOC staff

Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy: job board and resources

The African American Development Officers (AADO) Network: provides professional development, education, employment support, mentorship, and networking opportunities for fundraisers of color. Job Board for posting.

Cause Effective Fellow Program: advancing leaders of color in fundraising.

ABFE: ABFE is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in Black communities. Resources for staff members.

Women Who Create: Mentorship program for women of color

Nonprofit AF post on Supporting BIPOC Leaders

Nonprofit Quarterly article: What Does It Look Like to Support Women of Color to Lead?

BoardSource article: Failure is not an Option: How Nonprofit Boards Can Support Leaders of Color

Race to Lead publication: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap

The Chronicle of Philanthropy article: How to Keep Women of Color from Leaving the Fundraising Profession