The Institute for Strategic and Equitable Development promotes impactful grantmaking, investments, and economic development for communities of color. The institute serves as fiscal sponsor of Rising Routes, a project that aims to substantially increase climate action on the individual, community, organizational, and regional level via immersive programming and advocacy tools at the nexus of environmental stewardship, social justice, and mental wellness. The grant supports the development of Rising Routes’ strategic plan. (Substrategy: Build the Conditions for Enduring Conservation)
About the Grantee
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Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support
For support of the Institute for Strategic and Equitable Development (ISED). ISED provides support to nonprofits addressing issues of racial equity and justice. This support will enable ISED to work on racial equity and justice issues related to the environment, reproductive health, and economic mobility.
for enhancing the diversity of climate and conservation boards
The Institute for Strategic and Equitable Development promotes impactful grantmaking, investments, and economic development for communities of color. Because inclusive environmental organizations can more effectively build authentic, reciprocal relationships with diverse partners and local communities, this grant supports the institute’s work with partners Keecha Harris and Associates, InPartnership Consulting, and Ali Webb Strategies to empower climate and conservation organizations to build inclusive boards and leadership teams, and support a network of Black leaders for nonprofit board service via an InDEEP Initiative recruitment program. (Western Conservation Substrategy: Build the Conditions for Enduring Conservation)