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To Attract Talented Fundraisers of Color, Get Your House in Order

To hire and retain fundraisers of color, incorporate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging into your organization’s core values and be transparent, not performative, with job seekers. In this Chronicle of Philanthropy article, nonprofit leaders explain a focus on DEIB is not only the right thing to do but also the best way to build a powerhouse fundraising shop.

Experts recommend the following:

·       Incorporate DEI into your core values.

·       Assess your organization’s culture, then monitor your efforts.

·       Broaden your organization’s network.

·       Evaluate procedures to prevent bias.

·       Share your organizational values — and salary ranges — with job candidates.

·       Provide ongoing support to new employees.

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