Resources for Radical Funders
We’ve gathered some content that will expand your notion of philanthropy, giving, funding, channeling of resources into causes with political impact. The dominant narrative in the foundation world have antiquated systems of clinging to power or metric-dogma or strategic micromanagement, instead we can lean into more radically egalitarian frameworks, participatory power-sharing processes or trust-building cultures that support grassroots emancipation. No return on investment, except deep systemic shifts. Dive in (and if you have great, relevant content to share, write to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tools & Edgy Reads
4 pathways to move money to the grassroots: flyer from REO Collaborative
Privilege Check Diagram from Resource Generation
A Radical Approach to Funding the Climate Justice Ecosystem
Extracts from a course on Active Philanthropy looking at how foundations could better support climate justice movements to address the climate crisis.