Updated: Jun 15
There are over one million registered nonprofit organizations in America and 150,000 of these nonprofits are founded/led by people of color. Nonprofits of color have internal and external barriers preventing growth and Impact. Such as lack of funding, CEO burnout, etc. Not to mention external barriers such as philanthropic redlining and lack of trust/support from the community.
Out of those 1.5 million nonprofits, ONLY 150,000 are led by People of Color.
Nonprofit professionals demographics:
3 % other, and
1% Asian or Pacific Islander
Collective Impact's mission is to solve the lack of diversity/opportunity in the nonprofit world by bringing both misrepresented sectors together to serve one another. Our network represents the 18% of nonprofit professionals who feel like a token POC, misrepresented and undervalued. Collective Impact provides a safe and inclusive space where they can be empowered and full-filled doing what they love, serving nonprofits in their lane of genius.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal. ~Aristotle
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The Collective Impact network consists of grant writers, strategic planners, Accountants, Marketing, etc. We assess nonprofits' climate and match with consultants that can meet their organizational needs. Assessment Form
The CI network has managed million-dollar budgets, developed stellar inspirational leaders, and Branded national nonprofit organizations. Each consultant is vetted and ready to serve their GOD-GIVEN gifts to assist nonprofits of color. Our network is constantly growing; to date, we have consultants in OH, MI, DC, TX, MS, AZ, and CA. Check out Network Bios and company Media Kit HERE
As you know, a nonprofit organization has a lot of moving parts. Our network has gained decades of experience and has accomplished everything you aspire to achieve through your organization. This is why we need one another! Together, we can create jobs and Impact our communities ALL FOR HIS GLORY!
1 Corinthians 12:12 Living Bible (TLB)