Featured Articles

"7 Best Practices in Participatory Grantmaking"

April 10, 2023 - Alliance Magazine

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"A Primer for Participatory Grantmaking"

November 2, 2021 - Nonprofit Quarterly

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Gifting Power: A Video about Shared Gifting a model of Participatory Grantmaking

Participatory Grantmaking Publications

"Participatory Grantmaking: What Practitioners Have to Say"

January 31, 2023 - Nonprofit Quarterly

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"Truly Shifting Philanthropy's Power Dynamics Requires New Structures for Giving"

November 6, 2020 - Inside Philanthropy

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"Giving up grant-making power: Lessons learned from 10 years of Shared Gifting Circles"

December 12, 2019 - Reimagine Money

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"How to Redistribute Power Between Grant Makers and Charities"

October 31, 2019 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy 

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"Shared Gifting Toolkit: 

A Toolkit to Empower You to Democratize Giving" 

April 20, 2018 - RSF Social Finance 

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"Shared Gifting - Shifting Funding Power to Non-profits"

August 22, 2017 - Stanford Social Innovation Review 

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"Why Every Funder Should Consider Participatory Grantmaking"

January 26, 2017 - GrantCraft by Candid

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"White Paper - Shared Gifting: Transforming the Power Dynamics of Philanthropy "

November 1, 2012 - RSF Social Finance 

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Integrated Capital and Donor Advised Funds

"Multiple Groups Join Forces To Help Fund And Support Black Women Entrepreneurs In Mississippi"

July 25, 2020 - Forbes

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"The Role of Donor Advised Funds in an Impact Economy Webinar with Kelley Buhles, Tim Freundlich, and Kim Wright-Violich"

October 31, 2019 - Impact Alchemist 

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"The Prudent Woman: Imagining a Feminist Investing Framework"

August 3, 2017 - RSF & Outside Investments

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"An Inside Look at Our Integrated Capital Approach: with Don Shaffer, Kate Danaher and Kelley Buhles"

November 8, 2016

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Participatory Grantmaking Webinars

Models of Participatory Grantmaking Webinar 

June 3-4, 2021 - Participatory Grantmaking Community 

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Indigenous-led Participatory Grantmaking Webinar

April 21, 2021 - Participatory Grantmaking Community 

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Giving Up Grantmaking Power: Lessons Learned from 10 Years of Shared Gifting

November 6, 2019 - RSF Social Finance

Unfortunately the video is no longer available, however you can view the Slide Deck Here

Featured In Other Publications

"Deciding Together: Shifting Power and Resources through Participatory Grantmaking"

October 2, 2018 - GrantCraft by Candid

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"Philanthropy and the New Economy: Models for Collective and Democratic Innovation"

May 2014 - New Economy Coaltion 

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"Power sharing in Philanthropy"

September 2013 - Alliance Magazine

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Shared Gifting Circle Stories

"Haudenosaunee Waldorf Shared Gifting Circle"

March 17, 2021 - RSF Social Finance

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"Arctic Indigenous Fund transforms philanthropy's power dynamics"

June 4, 2020 - RSF Reimagine Money

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"Generosity that's Bigger'n Dallas: A Conversation with the Embrey Family Foundation and Cara Mia Theater"

November 2, 2016

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"In Women's Circle, Collaboration Reigns Supreme: Shared Gifting and the Women's Capital Collaborative"

January 10, 2018 - RSF Social Finance

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