The Nonprofit Racial

Leadership Gap

in Massachusetts:

A Race to Lead Brief

This report offers findings from the subset of national survey respondents who work in Massachusetts. The report explores: 1) what the data indicates about the differences between people of color (POC) and white respondents in Massachusetts and 2) how the Massachusetts findings compare to the national survey results.

Key Findings

Featured Data

35% of respondents of color

had mentors inside of the organizations where they worked compared to white respondents (52%).

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Citations

Kunreuther, Frances and Sean Thomas-Breitfeld (2018). The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap in Massachusetts: A Race to Lead Brief.