Category: Reflections

Black-founded and Woman-led Advisory Firm, Moore Philanthropy, Increases Access and Options for Charitable Giving

Moore Philanthropy, a Black-founded and woman-led philanthropic advisory firm, expands its charitable giving services. Individuals, families, affinity groups, and corporations of all giving capacities can now set up their own donor-advised funds (DAFs) to make immediate, meaningful impacts in communities across the U.S. and abroad.

Moore Impact Invests $1.3 Million to Fortify the Sustainability and Innovation of BIPOC-led Enterprises

Moore Impact, a collaborative partner and 501(c)(3) exempt entity under Moore Philanthropy, announced $1.3 million in grants to 18 “Power Champions,” a cohort of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) led enterprises working at the intersection of racial equity and COVID-19 response. 

How Yvonne Moore Maximizes Philanthropy’s Potential to Do Good

Long before she began her work with foundations, our Founder and Managing Director, Yvonne Moore, had learned that “love of humankind” means more in action than it does in etymology. She grew up being shaped by the ways Black women in her family showed up in their communities and took in how they grounded their everyday philanthropy in an ethic of care and shared responsibility. Yvonne has relied on her family’s values and her faith as a source of insight and accountability, guiding her throughout her extensive career in institutional philanthropy.

Read the conversation between Yvonne and Inside Philanthropy as they explore Black feminist theories of love and justice, what American funders can learn from African philanthropy, and how to move beyond performative grantmaking.

Moore Impact to Scale Its Impact and Bolster the Sustainability of BIPOC-led Enterprises with Support from Pivotal Ventures

Moore Impact receives investment to scale its impact as one of the only Black-founded and woman-led philanthropic intermediaries in the United States, with support from Pivotal Ventures, a Melinda French Gates company. The organization will reinvest resources in “Power Champions,” a cohort of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) led enterprises working at the intersection of racial equity and COVID-19 response to foster their long-term sustainability and innovation.

Investing $100 Million In Organizations Building Equitable Communities

Moore Impact recently partnered with Warner Music Group and the Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund (SJF) to invest $100 million in organizations working to build more equitable communities and create real change in the lives of historically underserved and marginalized people, with heightened attention to Black communities.

Achieving true Racial Equity in Asset Management and Deployment Spaces

When considering racial equity in impact and philanthropic investment spaces we must examine both who is managing the investment of assets for people and institutions of wealth, as well as who is managing the deployment of those assets.