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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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Meet our new partners
by Romy Krämer

Just in time before the holidays, the Guerrilla Foundation made its first round of grants and we are happy to present you our new (and some old) partner organisations! You can soon find them on our website, too. However, we thought that a small sneak peak wouldn’t hurt and will also tell you a little […]

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Kalle Lasn from Adbusters on global activism
by Romy Kraemer

Kalle Lasn and his organisation, the Adbusters Media Foundation, have been a formative connection for our funder Antonis Schwarz and the Guerrilla Foundation. In this interview he talks about global activism as the way to go, his upcoming book and lessons learned from trying to build a Billion People March in 2015. Famous for memes […]

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