Disability-Inclusive Grantmaking in Action

Attendees, including Judith Heumann, gather around a table at a meeting of the Presidents’ Council.

Remember: it takes a journey to achieve truly disability-inclusive grantmaking, and the journey is ongoing. Here’s a round-up of insight from just some of the foundations doing the work to lead the way. 

Real Equity Means Including People With Disabilities in Philanthropy by Co-Chairs of the Presidents’ Council on Disability Inclusion in Philanthropy, Darren Walker, President of Ford Foundation, and Dr. Richard Besser, President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

How Foundations Can Lead on Disability-Inclusive Grantmaking by Rachele Tardi, Senior Program Manager, and Zachary Turk, Program Manager, Youth Exchange at Open Society Foundations

Pittsburgh philanthropies launch Disability, Inclusion, and Access to foster a better, more inclusive equity agenda by Kristy Trautmann, Executive Director, FISA Foundation and Carmen Anderson, Chief Equity Officer, The Heinz Endowments

Striving for Disability Equity: The Journey Ahead by Northwest Health Foundation

Disability Inclusion: Shedding Light on an Urgent Health Equity Issue by Dr. Richard Besser, President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Why disability rights are central to social justice work—and what we’re doing about it by Noorain Khan, Director of the President’s Office, Ford Foundation

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