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Examine, understand, and reduce grantmaking biases

Examine the health of your grantmaking process to ensure it is reducing biases and creating an equitable program for all nonprofits.

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This comprehensive resource helps grantmakers identify and mitigate unconscious biases in their decision-making processes. The guide covers a range of topics, including how biases can affect grantmaking outcomes, common types of biases, and practical strategies for reducing bias. It also provides examples of how grantmakers can create a more inclusive and equitable grantmaking process by promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. Grantmakers can gain a deeper understanding of how biases can impact their decision-making and implement effective strategies to reduce them, ultimately leading to more equitable and impactful grantmaking practices.

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    Grants Management
  • Diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging (DEIB)
  • Guide
  • Philanthropists
  • Foundations & grantmakers
  • Capacity building
  • Grant management & grant making