Participatory Funding Models Are Radical Manifestations of Empathy
Superpowers for Good Podcast: A Conversation with Devin Thorpe about empathy in the social sector
Is Participatory Grantmaking the Future of Philanthropy?
Law Family Commission on Civil Society: The next several years will decide how large and how fast participatory grantmaking is embraced – how can we help?
The Power of Letting Go: A Conversation on Participatory Grantmaking
Interview with Brooklyn Community Foundation: Why is Brooklyn Community Foundation “on the cutting edge” of community foundations?
Can the Gates Foundation Cede Power to Those It Seeks to Help?
Chronicle of Philanthropy: The grant maker has an opportunity to solidify a new approach to what leadership looks like in the philanthropic world.
Interview: Why Funders Do More Good by Ceding Decision-Making Power
The Business of Giving: The following is a conversation between Meg Massey and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving.
Restoring Democracy: Policy Juries
Medium: In an era of “alternative facts,” policy juries can take conversations out of a hyper-partisan frame.
Restoring Democracy: Legislative Theater
Medium: Can theater increase citizens’ voice and power to influence their government?
Restoring Democracy: Participatory Budgeting
Medium: Participatory budgeting can give people real agency over how their government spends its budget.
Can Real Participation Save Liberal Democracy?
Medium: A series exploring three ideas for re-engaging citizens in the democratic process.
Excerpt: The Legacy of the Giving Pledge
Medium: The secretive announcement shook up philanthropy. A dozen years later, we have to ask: was it for the better?