Five Tips to Help Other Funders Understand Organizing

  1. Host briefings for funders; arrange tours so others can see organizing in action
  2. Bring funders and organizers together to discuss local issues and get to know each other
  3. Work with grantees to articulate outcomes that will resonate with other funders
  4. Join funder collaboratives and other shared efforts to grow the field
  5. Support participatory action research, power and asset mapping, and grassroots discussion of community needs; share the results with others

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