07/29/2021 - Recognizing the Power of Storytelling, a Funder Collaborative Backs Media in the Global South News from Inside Philanthropy: Martha Ramirez From oral traditions to streaming movies, storytelling is central to the human experience. But beyond simple entertainment, stories have the ability to impact people and advance social change. Take, for instance, Upton Sinclair’s novel … Continue reading

07/22/2021 - Grant makers must fund the big dreams of the youth movement News from Alliance for Youth Action: By Sarah Audelo July 8 Sarah Audelo is executive director of the Alliance for Youth Action, a progressive organization that supports local young people’s organizations to strengthen democracy, fix the economy and correct injustices. Individuals … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

Topic: Change is the Only Option The past year has challenged all of us. It has also highlighted the systemic inequities of our world and demanded that we all reexamine how we are working for change and transformation. After much reflection, I have decided that it … Continue reading

Topic: Our Democracy Is Faltering, but We Can’t Rely on Philanthropy Save It By Ellen Friedman LEAH MILLIS, REUTERS An explosion caused by a police munition is seen during the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. The Chronicle of Philanthropy The future of our democracy is on thin ice. That became … Continue reading