With the rapid escalation of COVID-19 and its many impacts, EOF is working to support a coordinated response among funders that keeps equity at the forefront with an emphasis on strengthening the public sector and building an economy that works for all.
See below a curated list of rapidly developing resources and updates related to the COVID-19 outbreak emergency response, recovery, and intersection with the racial justice uprising, with a focus on equity, budget and tax policy and the future of work. A list of emergency relief funds, related resources from PSO partners and funder guidance is also provided.
- The Advancement Project National Office, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Can’t Stop! Won’t Stop! Consulting, Demos, and The Opportunity Agenda have released a new messaging tool, Map The Truth, a COVID-19 Social Justice Guide.
- Anne Price, Jhumpa Bhattacharya and Dorian Warren lay out a framework for centering Blackness, the pathway to economic liberation for all.
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy along with Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders (AAPI) CEOs and Trustees in philanthropy released a joint statement – Purging Anti-Black Racism Toward a Democracy For All – on standing together with Black colleagues and other allies to commit to the hard but necessary work and follows the lead of ABFE to name how they will in community towards these efforts.
- In an interview with TED’s Chris Anderson, Ford Foundation president Darren Walker lays out our opportunity to reimagine philanthropy and capitalism to create a more just, sustainable future.
- Monica Munn, Mariam Assefa Fund at World Education Services shares how funders can advance equity for immigrant and refugee workers in a guest post for Workforce Matters.
- A new scenario planning resource has been released by The Monitor Institute by Deloitte, An Event or an Era: Resources for Social Sector Decision-Making in the Context of COVID-19, launched in cooperation with New Profit, the Center for Effective Philanthropy, the Council on Foundations, Independent Sector, the National Center for Family Philanthropy, and United Philanthropy Forum.
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