Speaking Event with Hannah Paterson: What does participatory funding look like beyond philanthropy? Many foundations give away around 5% of their endowment each year – but what about the other 95%? As mission-related investing is on the rise, a growing number of foundations are practicing “participatory investing.”
Capita: A conversation with Ben Wrobel and Meg Massey as they tell the story of a growing reform movement inside philanthropy and impact investing – and a debate about power that has the potential to shape the way we fund activists and social entrepreneurs for years to come.
June 1st Podcast: Meg Massey and Hannah Peterson dicuss participatory approaches in philanthropy and social investment on Giving Thought, a bi-weekly exploration of trends in global philanthropy and civil society from the Charities Aid Foundation’s in-house think-tank.
How Philanthropists and Impact Investors Can Do More Good – By Giving Up Control
Pioneers Post: Participatory funding puts decisions into the hands of those most affected by the money. It’s a massive shift – but one that could make philanthropy and impact investing more open, transparent and community-driven.
Nonprofit Quarterly: The issue of diversity (who is in the room) only addresses one part of the equation. The other part is accountability, or how the people in that room consult with those outside it.