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A Note from GEO's CEO, Marcus Walton, on COVID-19

GEO's CEO, Marcus Walton, shares his perspective on the evolving situation. The global COVID-19 outbreak being felt here and across the world is forcing philanthropy to reconsider our practices to be more responsive to nonprofits and communities.

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during these unique times of uncertainty and change. Indeed, as new realities associated with COVID-19 or the novel coronavirus become more apparent, we wish you and your loved ones renewed patience and focus on whatever is most essential to your well-being. Thank you for your gestures of generosity and encouragement as we have joined the ever-growing number of organizations who have adopted new ways of doing business to preserve the safety of our members and stakeholders.

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Culture Resource Guide

As part of our work on productive foundation culture, GEO developed a resource guide to assist grantmakers in identifying, discussing and improving organizational culture. This resource guide incorporates GEO’s existing work on foundation culture as well as new resources for grantmakers. This guide will allow grantmakers to quickly access the resources that are needed to address organizational culture.
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Racial Equity and the Role of Foundations

The Consumer Health Foundation has long embedded racial equity in its programs, policies and practices. Kendra Allen, program associate with the foundation, breaks down the activities and elements they use in their approach toward racial equity.
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