Was 2020 a Turning Point for Global Philanthropy? Yes and No.
Did 2020 and 2021 represent a turning point, as philanthropy responded to racial injustice and a global pandemic? Have foundations instituted long term changes in their practices and focus areas by eliminating restrictive policies and directing more support to BIPOC-led nonprofits? The answer is that it is complicated.
Based on research commissioned by Spring Strategies in January 2022, this article identifies four emerging phenomena that resulted from what have been recognized as the dual crises of unaddressed systemic racism and a global pandemic.
Source: Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy