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#GoWiththeFlaw 3 – Money is Timed
by Ivan March

Go With the Flaw is an initiative we started last year to proudly state that ‘it’s perfectly okay to screw up, just try to learn from it’ both to our grantees and fellow funders. You can read a bit more about our reasoning around failure here. Like most (probably all) grantmaking institutions, we too have an application […]

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Our First Foray into Fundraising
by Ivan March

At the start of this year, during one of our Guerrilla team get-togethers, we thought, “we have the capacity to fund way more activists & movements, our only limit right now is our budget”. In other words, we’re connected to way more worthy collectives than we’re able to give grants to and we have the […]

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Fearless Cities More Than a One-hit Wonder
by Romy Krämer

*This piece was first published for the ‘Cities of Change‘ initiative within the EDGE Funders Alliance In June 2017 over 700 activists, councillors, mayors and other folks involved in New Municipalism got together in Barcelona for the first international Fearless Cities Summit. An earlier account of the gathering tried to capture the enthusiastic spirit that accompanied […]

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Guerrilla Grantees – Closed Call Spring 2019
by Ivan March

Even though it is already European summer, we are happy to announce our spring closed call grantees & copilots for 2019 & beyond, and yes, we’re seriously excited to get the chance to work alongside them. As usual, choosing a final list was extremely challenging, as we were left with deciding between brilliant & badass […]

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The Radicals
by Ivan March

‘Rearticulating Distorted Narratives‘ is one of the Guerrilla Foundation’s key strategic tennets in addition to our grantmaking. Even though we do influence social narratives via the work of our grantees, by endorsing practices such as new municipalism, antiextractivism or workers cooperatives, actively moulding societal narratives is a crucial component of our mission. The Radicals is […]

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How to Stage a Climate March – Part 1
by Ivan March

What to Bring to Your Protest Organising a successful protest is no picnic, though protest picnics are definitely a solid tactic to improve protestor satisfaction and endurance. There are some magic ingredients that can seriously improve the turn-out, the overall vibe & ultimately the societal impact of a protest, and sharing these recipes is a […]

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