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Fostering Fearlessness
by Romy Krämer

Why We Support the New Municipalist Movement & Why You Should Too For most English speakers, the word municipality is an awkward, administrative word that usually rings hollow, and it is hard to imagine that it is a much more exciting word to native speakers of other languages. It is defined as ‘a single urban […]

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Meet the New Guerrilla Grantees
by The Guerrilla Gang

We could not be more proud of the company we keep. The eclectic group of Guerrilla Grantees from the Spring Closed Call of 2017 are all on display below. In order to give you a better grasp on what exactly it is we’re funding for these organisations, we have outlined some ‘project’ basics for each one. We encourage […]

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And The Nominees Are…
by The Guerrilla Gang

For the time being, the Guerrilla Foundation has two closed calls for funding per year, one in the spring and one in autumn. Unlike an open call, whereby a publicly announced call for applications is communicated far and wide, and where all candidates that fit the call’s criteria can apply, we have opted for the closed call […]

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A journey towards participatory grantmaking – Part 2
by Romy Krämer

Following up on our first report, here is the promised update about where we stand with our participatory grantmaking efforts. Where are we? During the first large gathering in Seville in December last year, the nearly forty contributing activists and foundation representatives converged on a few important points: The need for an urgent response fund […]

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Why the beginning of the year left us hopeful, not dejected
by Romy Krämer

What if we told you that we did not succumb to depression, frustration, or dejection in the past several weeks? Despite ubiquitous reports about the misdeeds of President Trump and his European counterparts, we are still hopeful. Why? Just look at what two of our grantee organisations pulled off this January and you might agree that […]

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A journey towards participatory grantmaking – Part 1
by Romy Krämer

          This summer, when the Guerrilla Foundation was not even officially registered yet, we took the bold decision to join the Open Society Initiative for Europe, the European Cultural Foundation, and the Charles Leopold Mayer Foundation in developing a participatory fund for European activists. As you might’ve guessed from the title, getting […]

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