Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Ford and RBF Lead Charge to Publicize Diversity Data
The heads of the Bullitt, Ford, William and Flora Hewlett, Kresge and Wilburforce foundations and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund said they had provided their diversity data to GuideStar, an organization that compiles data on nonprofits.
GuideStar, which has long collected financial audits and tax filings from nonprofits, began posting demographic data last year. Now nonprofits can voluntarily post information on their employees and board members, including their race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and any disability they might have. GuideStar is joined by the D5 Coalition, a group of 26 nonprofits and donor organizations, and Green 2.0, a group that advocates for increased diversity at environmental groups on the effort....