Inclusive Philanthropy: How the Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Philanthropy and Nonprofits Can Add to Your Success

One in five people live with a physical, sensory, cognitive, learning, mental health, or other disability. Learn from members of RespectAbility’s National Disability Speakers Bureau how to welcome, respect, and include those with disabilities in your communications efforts. Presenters also shared additional resources so you can continue to deepen your knowledge and explore strategies for your foundation.

Original air date: August 18, 2020

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi



Co-Founder of the Mizrahi Family Charitable Fund (a DAF)


Lachi Recording Artist, Songwriter, and Disability Advocate

RespectAbility National Disability Speakers Bureau

Dr. Nelle Richardson

Counselor, Mental Health Unit

Federation Employment and Guidance Services / NYC LINKS

RespectAbility National Disability Speakers Bureau

Khadija Bari

Student Career Coordinator, Workforce Development

VISIONS/Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired

RespectAbility National Disability Speakers Bureau

Grants Management Professional Competency Model

Cross-Cutting Competencies

  • Communications: Listen to others and communicate effectively.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in grantmaking practices.

Principles for Peak Grantmaking

Drive Equity - Build grantmaking practices and policies that minimize bias and support decisions that promote justice, inclusion, and equity.


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Inclusive Philanthropy
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