Leaning into Racial Justice with the Surdna Foundation and Andrus Family Fund

Amid a national reckoning with race and the pandemic, foundations are leaning into racial justice like never before. Yet many foundations are grappling with how to fund racial equity and the best way forward for their institution and grantees.

In this Community Conversation hosted by the National Center for Family Philanthropy, Don Chen and Carra Cote-Ackah of the Surdna Foundation and Kaitlin Miles of the Andrus Family Fund (AFF) explored their decision to increase funding for racial justice. The discussion looked at why and how Surdna and AFF are approaching this work and what comes next for the sector in this rapidly changing giving landscape.

About the Series

Community Conversations are topical webinars on issues and trends in family philanthropy and are available to the field at large. These events lift up experts in the field, challenge philanthropists in their thinking and practices, and share timely stories and strategies in the family philanthropy community.