The Nonprofit Racial Leadership

Gap in Central Texas:

A Race to Lead Brief

This report offers findings from the subset of 2019 survey respondents who work in the Central Texas area. It builds upon the findings of the main report and explores how leadership networks in the Austin metropolitan area impact career and funding prospects, as well as the effectiveness of nonprofit efforts to address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

Key Findings

Featured Data

People of color in Central Texas

were much less likely to have received a cost of living salary increase compared to white respondents.

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Biu, Ofronama (2020). The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap in Central Texas: A Race to Lead Brief.