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 Spotlight: Laura Razo

In honor of International Women’s Day we had a deep discussion with board leader, education professional and TNP advocate Laura Razo. Laura has an amazing story as a philanthropist and activist, and shares her advice on how leaders can also make a difference in revolutionary ways! Enjoy this read on an amazing community leader. Tell us about your community involvement […]

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 […]

The Launch of TNP’s Board Mentors of Color Program

The New Philanthropists proudly announces the launch of the Board Mentors of Color program! This unique opportunity supports new and experienced board members of color by matching them with established community leaders as mentors in order to develop community leadership skills, build & deepen community relationships and gain support in navigating Austin nonprofit boards. Throughout the rest of 2019, selected participants (mentees) […]

TNP Board Prospect Recruitment Mixer

We hosted a great Q&A with Ali Khataw & Emlyn Lee at our Asian Communities Meet-up. We discussed ways Asians can get connected to mainstream nonprofits, board service and leadership as well as identity issues and how to represent the many cultures and voices of Austin Asians on nonprofit boards. Thank you to our our community partners Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, Kinokuniya Bookstore […]

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

Full Chronicle of Philanthropy article where The New Philanthropists is quoted on the need for nonprofit organizations to become more inclusive.  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 […]

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.