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A Vision for Racial Equity

| by Holly Delany Cole in Leadership

Funder Collaborative Aims to Expand Racial Equity Support for Social Change Leaders

Organizations need more resources to make racial equity a priority—The REACH Fund is trying to fill the gap.

Earlier this year, the Haas, Jr. Fund joined with 11 funding partners to launch a new collaborative fund aimed at ensuring that organizations and movements can find much-needed help with the important work of making…

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What Does It Take to Support Leadership and Effectiveness in Movements?

| by Linda Wood in Leadership

Investing In The Movement Organization and The Movement

With so much at stake for the social change movements, Senior Director, Linda Wood writes about how we must listen to leaders about what they really need—and to work as hard as we can to help their organizations and their movements succeed.

This article was originally published by the David & Lucile Packard Foundation. The Haas, Jr. Fund recently convened two groups of grantees working on immigrant and LGBT rights in California. In the course…

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Making the Case for Nonprofit Leaders

| by Linda Wood in Leadership

Approaching not just the “what” in philanthropy, but also the “how”

In this interview for the Social Velocity blog, senior director Linda Wood reflects on more than a decade of work building the Haas Leadership Initiatives, and what lies ahead.

This interview was originally published on the Social Velocity blog, here. In today’s Social Velocity interview, I’m talking with Linda Wood, Director of the Haas Leadership Initiatives. Over the past decade, t…

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How to Build an Organization That Values Collaboration

| by Linda Wood in Leadership

One nonprofit's journey

Change is hard work. And when an organization is fighting for social change and internal change, that’s doubly hard. Linda Wood shares her thoughts on this bold new report.

The Center for Community Change’s new report, Change Starts Here, should be required reading for anyone who is interested in what it will take for the social justice movement to keep innovating, expanding its impact…

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Less Than One Percent

| by Ira Hirschfield in Leadership

Why leadership development should be a core part of grantmaking

In this SSIR article, Fund president Ira Hirschfield talks about how investing in leadership is critical to accelerating philanthropic impact.

This blog was originally published on the Stanford Social Innovation Review website as part of the Talent Matters series. View the entire series, including the collection curated by Linda Wood featuring additional f…

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