Equity and how one Foundation is making a big difference…

What exactly IS equity? Hear what one Foundation is doing to make a big difference…

Join me for a conversation with the Jennifer Leonard, President & CEO, and Simeon Banister, Vice President of Community Programs at the Rochester Area Community Foundation on the subject of equity and the role of grant making.

During this interview we cover all sorts of relevant topics including:

  • What exactly is equity and why does it matter in a community?
  • How and why did the Community Foundation shift its strategy in 2012 to focus on equity and regional vitality?
  • What is the role of grant making in promoting an equitable community?
  • What lessons can we all learn and commit to right now to improve equity in our own cities, towns, states?

Listen right here...and let us know what you think!

The links mentioned in this video are:

Rochester Area Community Foundation

ACT Rochester

Community Foundation Locator


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