Greater Good Blog

Prioritizing Equity in COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Prioritizing Equity in COVID-19 Relief Efforts

As the coronavirus pandemic has unfolded, philanthropists and foundations have found numerous ways to respond, providing fast relief to a variety of communities. Our learning and evaluation team were curious about how philanthropy was managing to respond successfully to rapidly emerging needs, so we looked to Arabella’s own support of philanthropists pivoting to respond to […]

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4 Reflections on Equity, Change, and Action from MIE 2020

4 Reflections on Equity, Change, and Action from MIE 2020

During this time of uncertainty, we all continue to adapt in response to the COVID-19 crisis, Arabella Advisors was proud to be a part of sponsoring the Mission Investors Exchange 2020 virtual conference, one of the first major events in our sector to go totally virtual. We were honored to facilitate conversations with a wide […]

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Fighting Racism and Advancing Equity at Arabella and Beyond

Fighting Racism and Advancing Equity at Arabella and Beyond

The past few weeks have been a painful, challenging, and terrifying time for Arabellans, particularly our Black staff like me. The loss of Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and George Floyd, as well as many others, are losses we’re feeling acutely, though for many of us these feelings are all too familiar if no less horrifying. […]

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Equity and Racial Justice Philanthropy Resources

Equity and Racial Justice Philanthropy Resources

In recent days, the Arabella Advisors team has fielded multiple requests from clients and partners looking for ways to use philanthropy and impact investing to support equity, racial justice, and an end to all forms of violence against Black people. Even as we continue our own work on this front, we have compiled an (admittedly […]

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Supporting Leaders in Early Childhood Care

Supporting Leaders in Early Childhood Care

The coronavirus pandemic has upended the early childhood sector, with many parents losing access to childcare and many childcare centers struggling from loss of income. According to a study from Morning Consult and the Bipartisan Policy Center, more than 90 percent of parents with young children are now navigating changes in their child care provider’s […]

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A Quick Guide to Great Direct Giving Options

A Quick Guide to Great Direct Giving Options

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Arabella Advisors team has fielded multiple requests from philanthropists seeking to use direct giving and unconditional cash transfers to help those most affected. Donors can “give directly” in various ways, including via national and place-based nonprofit intermediaries who facilitate cash transfers, through grassroots crowdfunding campaigns, or by going […]

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