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Building an Inclusive Board

Pathways for Education, Exploration & Action

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Speaks to the value and return on investment (ROI) of integrating DEIA in your organization which can be a helpful motivational resource for board members, community partners, and other key stakeholders.


Definitions, background information on concepts, and examples relating back to the nonprofit field.


Principles and practices of inclusion alongside implementation tools to start your organization on an intentional journey toward equity and inclusion.

Members of the Association of Philanthropic Counsel commit to seek diverse perspectives, broaden our points of view, and apply that knowledge to our work. We believe listening and learning are essential to the health of our sector.

We have compiled this document as a guide and toolkit to spur your organization to action.

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Pathways for Education, Exploration & Action