On Thursday, October 21, the Mindfulness and Healing Justice (MHJ) team at the Kataly Foundation hosted a discussion with our grantee partners to explore the connections between healing, collective transformation, and power-building.

Our grantee partners, Kazu Haga with East Point Peace Academy, Tracy Stewart with Gathering Roots Retreat + Wellness…


On Wednesday, September 29, the Environmental Justice Resourcing Collective (EJRC) at the Kataly Foundation hosted a webinar to share what environmental justice means to frontline communities, and how they engaged in movement-led grantmaking that shifts power and supports collective self-determination.

In August, the EJRC redistributed $31.75 million to 78 BIPOC-led…


By: Nwamaka Agbo and Jocelyn Wong

Nwamaka Agbo and Jocelyn Wong

As a new foundation that started in the midst of a global pandemic and racial justice uprisings, Kataly’s primary call to action has been moving resources to frontline Black and Indigenous communities, and all people of color across our three program areas: the Environmental…


The Environmental Justice Resourcing Collective (EJRC) at the Kataly Foundation is proud to announce it has redistributed $31.75 million to 78 organizations across the country. Grantees will receive the funds over a span of five years.

The EJRC was established at the Kataly Foundation in 2020. A collective of nine…


By: Nwamaka Agbo, Kimi Mojica, Zaineb Mohammed, Joleen Ruffin, Jocelyn Wong, and Larry Yang

In response to the deadly attack targeting Asian American women in Atlanta in March, as well as escalating violence and discrimination towards the AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) community since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic…


In Inside Philanthropy, Mandy Van Deven interviewed Kataly’s CEO Nwamaka Agbo about the Foundation’s methodology, values, and guiding principles. Read a few excerpts from their conversation :

“We are really clear about who we want to resource and how we want to resource them, which is Black-led, Indigenous-led, and community-of-color-led…


In Nonprofit Quarterly, Kataly Foundation CEO Nwamaka Agbo reflects on the events at the capital last week — focusing on disingenuous calls for harmony and the need for real accountability that confronts the harm that has been done to Black and Brown communities:

“Calling for harmony without accountability for harmful…


By Miya Yoshitani, Executive Director at Asian Pacific Environmental Network
Gloria Walton, President and CEO of The Solutions Project
Colette Pichon Battle, Esq., Executive Director at Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy

We have seen our relatives dying in hurricanes and floodwaters. We’ve seen communities gasping for clean air…


By Donna Bransford and Larry Yang, Senior Advisors to the Mindfulness and Healing Justice Program

This year has taken an incalculable toll on so many in our communities. Over 280,000 Americans alone have died from COVID-19, and the structural inequities resulting from the legacy of settler colonialism, slavery and racial…


In November 2018, National Geographic reported that Indigenous People make up 5% of the world’s population and protect 80% of the world’s biodiversity on just 22% of the world’s land mass. …

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