Leading With Courage: Reshaping Southern Philanthropy for a New Era shines a spotlight on the innovative leaders and organizations that are charting a new course for philanthropy in the South – one that has the potential to transform our field for years to come.
In this report, we explore:
- The cultural, social, and political forces that are influencing Southern communities and the philanthropic organizations that serve them.
- How Southern foundations are centering their work around equity.
- Pioneering approaches to grantmaking and community leadership.
- Emerging funding structures that are working alongside traditional philanthropy to approach social change in exciting new ways.
- How a new generation of leaders is bringing diverse perspectives and new ideas to traditional organizations.
- The trends and dynamics that will define our Southern philanthropy in the future.
Our goal is to elevate those who are pushing the boundaries of traditional philanthropy in pursuit of a more equitable and prosperous South.