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Staff are clear and transparent in communication with grantees: The California Endowment

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: August 27, 2019

Editor’s note: The following is a Power Moves toolkit Power in Practice example. "We need more humility from TCE and less arrogance; we need more true partnership and less top-down; we need more input into decisions – and not… Read More

Staff are highly responsive in communication with grantees: New Media Ventures

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: August 20, 2019

Editor’s note: The following is a Power Moves toolkit Power in Practice example. “Funding exclusively through referrals can limit what funders see and increase the risk of confirmation bias – one of the reasons white men are so… Read More

Beyond the usual suspects: Community feedback for funders

Written by: Seema Shah

Date: August 13, 2019

We all know the joke about funders: Become a funder and suddenly you’re the funniest, smartest and best-looking person in the room. Like any joke, there’s an underlying truth to it, one that highlights the inherent… Read More

Adapting grantmaking processes: Brooklyn Community Foundation

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: July 03, 2019

Editor’s note: The following is a Power Moves toolkit Power in Practice example. As Inside Philanthropy reported in 2017, funders are developing more responsive grantmaking and other tools to support social movements. Shorter application forms and less cumbersome… Read More

Power Moves at 1 year: Biggest obstacles and next steps

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: June 12, 2019

Editor's note: This is part 2 of a 2-part reflection on the 1st year of NCRP's Power Moves toolkit. Read part 1 here. In part 1 of our reflection of the 1st year of Power Moves, we… Read More

Power Moves at 1 year: Broad reach, early signs of impact

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: June 05, 2019

Editor's note: This is part 1 of a 2-part reflection on the 1st year of NCRP's Power Moves toolkit. Read part 2 here. In the 13 months since NCRP released Power Moves, more than 2,500 individuals have… Read More

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