Today we’ll hear from members of the team at Fairfield County’sCommunity Foundation. Informed by three decades of partnering with and serving the Fairfield Connecticut community, they have awarded more than $390 million in grants to nonprofits.
In an interview with La June Montgomery Tabron, President and CEO of WK Kellogg Foundation on The Business of Giving, the organization’s commitment to anti-racism and fostering an equitable workplace culture is highlighted. With a deep anti-racist shift in 2007, the foundation recognized the need for structural change and embarked on a transformative journey. The board of WK Kellogg actively engages in driving equity and justice, shaping policies for racial equity, and ensuring diverse representation. Embracing shared leadership through a network organizational model, WK Kellogg empowers change agents at all levels, valuing diverse perspectives and collaboration. The foundation’s groundbreaking initiative, Racial Equity 2030, further accelerates the pursuit of racial equity by supporting innovative initiatives by other organizations. WK Kellogg Foundation’s dedication to anti-racism, shared leadership, and inspiring lasting change sets a powerful example for organizations worldwide.
And for this edition of Better Than Most, we’ll be visiting the New York offices of IRC, the International Rescue Committee. They respond to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and help people survive and rebuild their lives. And to do this effectively, you need to have a great workplace culture, which as you will hear, IRC most certainly does.