September 17, 2009
How Foundations Can Do the Most to Advance the Needs of Minorities
At this time last year, the foundation world was swept up in a healthy and heated debate about diversity following the proposal of a new California law that would have required large private foundations to report race and ethnicity data about all grantees.
The California Endowment joined a coalition of 10 California foundations that opposed this legislation and faced tough questions about that position.
Given the endowments longstanding commitment to diversity, it was