GivingCity Austin founder Monica Maldonado Williams is the co-founder of The New Philanthropists, a nonprofit on a mission to increase diversity of nonprofit leadership. community. And not just for the sake of diversity but to be reflective of the people that make up Austin and ultimately to address the issues that are affecting our communities.
Our main objective is to address the leadership gap that exists in Austin by developing a community-wide program that bridges new and existing Latino, African-American and Asian leaders with nonprofit boards. The New Philanthropists program will help cultivate relationships with Latino, African-American & Asian communities and organized philanthropy and leadership by serving as a matching source for nonprofit boards based on leaders’ skills, talents and interests.
Learn more about The New Philanthropists here.