Listening and Evolving: How a Community Foundation Put Racial Equity at the Center of Its Work

Listening and Evolving: How a Community Foundation Put Racial Equity at the Center of Its Work

Community foundations tend to play things safe, given the many stakeholders they must please. So how did the Brooklyn Community Foundation get out front on racial equity, becoming an early philanthropic leader on these issues? Here’s the inside story.

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A Local Foundation Embraces Participatory Grantmaking in a Big Way

A Local Foundation Embraces Participatory Grantmaking in a Big Way

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is the latest funder to embrace participatory grantmaking, starting an impressive suite of local funds to be controlled by committees of community members. 

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