Race to Lead Revisited:

Obstacles and Opportunities in Addressing the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap

This report presents findings from our 2019 survey of more than 5,000 nonprofit staff on their experiences of race and leadership in nonprofit settings. It is informed by the findings of the original report and explores new insights around the financial circumstances of respondents and their experiences of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts in the workplace.

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Respondents working for POC-led nonprofits reported smaller organizational budgets

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Kunreuther, Frances and Sean Thomas-Breitfeld (2020). Race to Lead Revisited: Obstacles and Opportunities in Addressing the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap.