June 28, 2017 -Community Foundations of Florida 2017 Annual Meeting, Florida Philanthropic Network, Naples
This provocative keynote will explore how community foundations can fall prey to “delusional altruism” – unintentionally getting in the way of their own impact and that of grantees – and how simple changes in common processes can instead create practices that are more productive and relevant for all.
Avoiding “Delusional Altruism”: How to Create a Legacy of Impact, Respect, and Value
July 18, 2017 -Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers Annual Conference (San Francisco, CA)
Before we begin to support our members work in racial equity, diversity and inclusion, we must first do the work in our own organizations and with ourselves. Join this workshop to explore the ways and tools used by members of the Forum to do the work at home before they are in community working. Kris Putnam-Walkerly will share findings of her recent her recent field scan, “The Road to
Achieving Equity,” conducted on behalf of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Inside Out: Doing Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Work Internally
September 7, 2017 -Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers
In this session, you’ll hear what foundations are doing broadly to incorporate equity internally, as well as ways ABAG funders are making equity a part of their day-to-day operations. Kris will present findings from her recent field scan, “The Road to Achieving Equity,” conducted on behalf of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and share how institutions are making operational changes in order to incorporate equity in ways that encourage staff, better support grantees and partners, and achieve their missions
“Racial Equity & Philanthropy: Achieving Equity…How Exactly?”