Race to Lead: Addressing the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap

The nonprofit sector has a racial leadership gap and efforts to support aspiring new leaders are not enough to change the leadership landscape.  Join the Building Movement Project for a report on the Race to Lead national data and discussion around diversity in Oklahoma’s nonprofit leadership.  Read more about the Race to Lead initiative HERE. Discussion Panel […]

Job Announcements: Two Open Positions on the BMP Team

We are pleased to announce two new positions on the BMP national team: Senior Research Manager and Finance, Grants and Operations Manager. Please review the full description, responsibilities, and qualifications for each role and apply through TSNE MissionWorks’ job portal. Overview For nearly two decades, the Building Movement Project has cultivated the potential for nonprofit organizations […]

Support, Invest, and Engage: A Resource List for Non-Black People in Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Written by Catherine Foley (Communications and Operations Associate) This Black History Month should be different. After enduring months of overlapping crises, from the COVID-19 pandemic and its disproportionate impact on communities of color to the uprisings against anti-Black racism and police brutality to the White supremacist insurrection just a few weeks ago, it’s beyond time […]

Learning, Collaborating, and Building Capacity for Equity

The Building Movement Project is part of a group of race equity practitioners and consultants convened by Equity in the Center at the end of 2019. Despite the challenging and unprecedented events of 2020, this community continued meeting together, learning from each other and defining our shared values as a growing field of practitioners committed […]

Webinar Recap: Nonprofit Leaders of Color Confront COVID-19 & Structural Racism

Last week, the Building Movement Project hosted a webinar on the release of our newest report On the Frontlines: Nonprofits Led by People of Color Confront COVID-19 and Structural Racism. We presented the data, key findings, and recommendations for the nonprofit sector, philanthropy, and for systemic and policy changes. We also heard from three nonprofit leaders […]

Webinar Recap: Race to Lead in New Mexico

The Building Movement Project (BMP) recently hosted a webinar on the newly released publication, The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap in New Mexico: A Race to Lead Brief. The findings of the report were presented by BMP’s Senior Research Associate, Ofronama Biu, and the panel discussion was moderated by BMP’s longtime consultant in New Mexico, Alicia Lueras Maldonado. […]

Webinar Recap: Race to Lead in the Memphis Area

Earlier this month, the Building Movement Project (BMP) partnered with Momentum Nonprofit Partners to present the findings of a new publication, The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap in the Memphis Area: A Race to Lead Brief, during the Mid-South Nonprofit Conference Virtual Summit. The presentation and panel discussion was moderated by Dorian Spears (Chief Partnerships Officer, […]

Webinar Recap: Race to Lead in the Milwaukee Area

Written by Tessa Constantine (Research Analyst) The Building Movement Project (BMP) recently hosted a webinar on the findings of the newly released brief, The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap in the Milwaukee Area: A Race to Lead Brief. This webinar also featured a panel discussion with Meralis Hood (Executive Director of City Year Milwaukee), Undraye Howard […]

Three Takeaways from BMP’s Race to Lead Revisited Webinar

The Building Movement Project (BMP) recently hosted a webinar on the findings of the newly released report Race to Lead Revisited: Obstacles and Opportunities in Addressing the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap. This webinar also featured a panel discussion with Margaret Mitchell (CEO & President of YWCA Greater Cleveland), Kerrien Suarez (Executive Director of Equity in […]

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