If we can learn the right lessons, philanthropy has a unique
opportunity to redefine itself, strengthen the social sector
in which it operates, and help create a better future. Learn more in our latest series.
Responding to COVID-19
Along with the rest of the philanthropic community,
Arabella Advisors is responding to the coronavirus pandemic
and working to help #FlattenTheCurve. Find our COVID-19 resources here.
Moving Beyond Theories of Change
Our latest in-depth report proposes a framework for closing the gap
that too often exists between big philanthropic ideas and
real-world impact. Learn more.
Working to Increase Equity in Grant Making
Building on a wide range of input, members of our DEI task force
have developed a tool to help grant makers embed DEI principles
into their processes. Learn More.
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New & Noteworthy from Arabella Advisors
Increasing Equity in Grant Making
The disruptions of 2020 shined a bright light on gaps and inequitable power dynamics that too often limit philanthropy’s ability to achieve its desired impacts. Specifically, the deep inequities exposed by COVID-19 and the ongoing movements for racial justice exposed in a new way a system-wide challenge that many had already recognized: the need for the philanthropic community to reflect on and reconstruct grant-making systems and processes that are products of white-dominant culture and that tend to reproduce rather than redress inequity. In far too […]
In the sixth episode of Arabella Advisors’ podcast series, Arabella Managing Director, Sharyn Church, spoke to Cynthia Breunig, President and CEO of Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio. The two share a deep friendship, a love of art and service, and insights based on decades of working with women, girls (and Girl Scouts!) to transform communities and lives. Here are some soundbites from their conversation: “[My father was in the military for 40 years, […]
In the wake of 2020’s society-wide displacements, Arabella Advisors has launched a series of virtual convenings, conversations, and publications focused on the future of the social sector and philanthropy’s role in it. Our first event brought together hundreds of funders, investors, activists and frontline changemakers for a conversation on ”What Comes Next for Philanthropy” with a focus on how the field can better build and embody racial equity. […]