TNP Welcomes New Board Member, Andrea Herrera Moreno!

The New Philanthropists is very excited to have Andrea Herrera Moreno join the Board of Directors! Andrea is the Executive Director of Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, which focuses on increasing students from underrepresented groups that choose engineering careers. In addition, she has over ten years of experience in the fields of community development, positive youth development, and out-of-school […]

Let’s Go! 2022 Mentees of Color

“It’s important as a woman of color to be in the room where it happens, in order to effect change from within our systems of power. Nonprofit boards, similar to for profit boards and government entities, decide on which issues are addressed and which aren’t, how they’re addressed and by whom. Systemic bias is prevalent in all systems of power […]

Introducing the Legacy Leadership Circle

When TNP was just an idea, I know we wanted, no, needed an advisory council that was represented by the community, a group of people that truly represented what an inclusive board could look like. This week, we did just that. We’ve been developing the LEGACY LEADERSHIP CIRLCE, TNP’s newly formed advisory council. This isn’t your typical advisory council though. […]

TNP is excited to welcome a NEW Board Member!

We are honored to have LaRessa Quintana join The New Philanthropists board! LaRessa’s leadership, experience, and drive for diversity, equity and inclusion is welcomed and a great addition to our leadership. Here’s an intro to this amazing leader, and now board member: LaRessa is a 5th generation Texan raised in Austin, Texas. In 2020 she served as campaign manager for […]

Welcome: 2021 Mentees of Color

“I find purpose connecting with the non-profit community. I thrive in areas where I consciously connect with privileged leaders, disenfranchised community members and support our collective shift away from internalized systems of oppression. Raised an ARMY brat, I am a cultural chameleon & I aspire to infiltrate historic systems with mindfulness as my mission, and femme leadership values as my […]

Board Inclusion Assessment & Recruitment Workshop

Begin 2020 by committing to make your board more diverse and inclusive! The New Philanthropists invites you to apply to their Nonprofit Board Assessment Program, First Look, that helps a board prepare for the transformational process required to increase diversity. Identify your challenges through their Recruitment workshop and learn the right strategies to build a better board!  Recruitment Workshop: In […]

After 25 Years of Talk, It’s Time to Act on Diversity

Board qualifications need to be reassessed so that they emphasize cultural understanding of the communities the organization is serving, which should result in more people of color on boards, says Mando Rayo, founder of the New Philanthropists, an organization aiming to find 100 people of color who are ready for board service in Austin, Tex., in 2018. Read More…

TNP Launch of Recruitment of Leaders of Color

On December 6th, we hosted 65 of the city’s most engaged Leaders of Color to share The New Philanthropists action plan and invite them to participate. The event served as a launchpad to our work in recruiting 100 People of Color to serve on mainstream nonprofit boards.  Thank you St. David’s Foundation for supporting our work and Bank of America & One Voice Central Texas for […]

TNP: Call to Leadership

We’re excited to be hosting TNP: Call to Leadership this week. We’ll be gathering Leaders of Color in Austin to discuss diversity and leadership in the nonprofit sector and ways we can make Austin a more inclusive community.