Being Seen: Bringing the 2024 Mentees and Mentors Together

Sometimes seeing someone that looks like you and has a shared experience makes all the difference in the world. And when you have representation on a nonprofit board, that’s when you make a real impact in the community. Representation, being seen, and knowing your value are just some of the reasons we created the Board Mentors of Color Program. A […]

The Ripple Effect: 2024-2025 Legacy Leadership Circle  

The New Philanthropists is excited to announce the 2024-2025 Legacy Leadership Circe. We’re bringing thought-leaders together across the Greater Austin community to address and advocate for a more diverse, inclusive and equitable nonprofit sector. In a time when these values are being challenged and dismissed, stepping into brave spaces matter. And we at TNP know that one individual’s action can […]


This week TNP published its first data report, a Black Paper: “Breaking Barriers: Bridging the Nonprofit Board Representation Gap in Austin, Texas.”  As part of the Black Paper, we included historical context on the inequities within philanthropy and specifically nonprofit board service. We’re strong believers on how history has shaped the present and defines how we can move forward. As […]

New Report: Breaking Barriers – Bridging the Nonprofit Board Representation Gap in Austin, Texas

The New Philanthropists, in partnership with Measure, is releasing its first data report, Breaking Barriers: Bridging the Nonprofit Board Representation Gap in Austin. The Black Paper focuses on insights accumulated from participants of the Board Mentors of Color Program and highlights the voices from leaders of color in the Austin community. Read detail below. For Immediate Release – February 28, […]

Announcing our 2024 Mentors!

After a year of re-assessing the Board Mentors of Color program and the need for more leaders to step up, support and create access for the next generation of leaders, we’re excited to announce that the Board Mentors of Color (BMOC) program is back! We, at The New Philanthropists, are inspired by the new slate of mentors and would like […]

Enough is Enough, Black Lives Matter

The New Philanthropists shares the frustration, sadness, and restlessness that many of our supporters, partners and community have felt these past days. George Floyd, Mike Ramos and every black and brown person who’s been murdered by members of our public-funded police should be alive today. Racism lives in all of us, affects all of us, limits all of us. Everyone […]

While we know that the most current and serious effects of COVID-19 has prohibited us to connect in person, we want you to know that The New Philanthropists has been keeping a pulse on how we can help nonprofits continue their efforts in serving communities of color. It’s important for us to elevate inclusion and equity in this time of […]