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Queer Hope & Resilience during COVID19
by Dan Glass

What can be learnt from the queer experience in building a toolkit for hope and perseverance in the age of Corona? Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just begun to acknowledge that ‘there is such a thing as a society’ because of communities coming together in the face of COVID-19. While this may be news to […]

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New Year’s Revolutions 2020
by The Guerrilla Gang

Dear activists, Two years ago we started what has now become, a guerrilla tradition, our New Year’s Revolutions piece in lieu of a dry, Annual Foundation Letter to outline our intentions, aspirations or resolutions for the days ahead. Very simply, we are posing a single question to ourselves: ‘What is the revolution you’d like to see […]

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Some Friendly Advice for Guerrilla Grant Applicants
by Romy Krämer

We get requests for funding on a daily basis from many different corners of Europe. First of all, this is great news because word has clearly spread about the Guerrilla Foundation since we started three years ago. Naturally, some of these requests are more aligned with what we fund than others. That’s alright. We want […]

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Coming Back from the End of the Road
by Antonis Schwarz

A Diary Entry from a Coal Mine Occupation  Being in the field of philanthropy for several years now, it is astounding to see the level of passivity one can fall into over time. You start off the journey bursting with enthusiasm, and then after just a couple of years you discover that your role has […]

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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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