Cultivating an Accountability Practice for Philanthropy

2021-01-13T04:27:45+00:00

Funders for Justice cultivates a culture of accountability in philanthropy, in which we hold ourselves, each other, and our institutions to a high standard. We fortify our members to stand strong when they are confronted for their bold and necessary grant-making. Philanthropy must step up to share in the risk that movements and communities bear. [...]

Cultivating an Accountability Practice for Philanthropy2021-01-13T04:27:45+00:00

A Place to Train Up Leaders and Organizers in Philanthropy

2021-03-03T20:01:16+00:00

A Place to Train Up Leaders and Organizers in Philanthropy.   Funders for Justice is a place for trouble-makers and visionary leaders in philanthropy. A place for problem-solvers and catalytic change-makers in philanthropy. A place for the curious committed to manifesting tangible change. A place to learn, support each other, and tell the whole truth [...]

A Place to Train Up Leaders and Organizers in Philanthropy2021-03-03T20:01:16+00:00

Big News from Funders for Justice!

2021-03-03T20:01:36+00:00

Dear Funders for Justice community,  Rejoice! Today, Funders for Justice launches as an independent organization.  FFJ is a national network and organizing platform for grant makers, donor networks, and funder affinity groups to mobilize resources to grassroots organizing led by and for folks of color at the intersections of racial justice, gender justice, ending [...]

Big News from Funders for Justice!2021-03-03T20:01:36+00:00

Divest from Police, Invest in Communities

2020-12-11T16:19:42+00:00

Divest from Police, Invest in Communities Over the past year, the murders of Nina Pop, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Walter Wallace, and countless others have made increasingly clear what we already know, and what organizations such as M4BL and others continue to demand across the country: we must defund police, divest from [...]

Divest from Police, Invest in Communities2020-12-11T16:19:42+00:00

Healing Justice Guidance to Philanthropy During COVID-19, the Uprisings, and Beyond

2021-03-03T20:02:35+00:00

By Maisha Quint, Libra Foundation; Cindy Alvarado, The Simmons Foundation; Claribel Vidal, Ford Foundation, members of FFJ's Healing Justice Strategy Group July 16, 2020 As we witness the ongoing health and economic crisis of the pandemic of COVID-19, and the simultaneous murders [...]

Healing Justice Guidance to Philanthropy During COVID-19, the Uprisings, and Beyond2021-03-03T20:02:35+00:00

Say Their Names: Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Dion Johnson

2020-11-27T19:37:43+00:00

MAY 29, 2020 Say Their Names: Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Dion Johnson Abaca Press/Sipa USA/Newscom This piece was written by NFG's Funders for Justice program leadership. We say their names: Breonna Taylor in Louisville, KY, George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, Ahmaud Arbery in Glynn County, GA, Tony McDade in Tallahassee, [...]

Say Their Names: Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Dion Johnson2020-11-27T19:37:43+00:00

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Jenny Arwade

2020-12-10T16:47:09+00:00

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Jenny Arwade   May 2019     Jenny Arwade, Co-Executive Director of Communities United and FFJ Field Advisor, tells us about current Chicago happenings and the role of healing justice in "building the power necessary to change the conditions in our communities, dismantle structural racism, and address long term healing [...]

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Jenny Arwade2020-12-10T16:47:09+00:00

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Zachary Norris

2021-03-03T20:03:51+00:00

Zachary Norris, Executive Director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, tells us about his vision for change and the need to invest in building the foundation for marginalized communities to thrive.

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Zachary Norris2021-03-03T20:03:51+00:00

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Marisa Franco

2021-03-03T20:04:39+00:00

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Marisa Franco February 2019 Marisa Franco, FFJ Field Advisor and Director and Co-founder of of Mijente, a digital and grassroots hub for Latinx and Chicanx organizing and movement building, speaks on the current political moment and how funders can contribute to movement work. Tell us about the particular moment you are in [...]

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Marisa Franco2021-03-03T20:04:39+00:00
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