Category: Fundraising in communities of color

Queering the Land: How Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color Are Fundraising for Land Justice

From the March-April 2018 Grassroots Fundraising Journal

Just released! Sustaining Grassroots Social Justice Organizations in California’s Latinx Communities

Learn what values and priorities inform the fundraising efforts of social justice groups in California’s Latinx communities, and the successes and barriers they’re experiencing in sustaining their organizations and the broader social justice movements of which they are a part.

From Zero to Sixty: How People’s Action Institute and People’s Action Built a Strong Individual Giving Program

Learn how People’s Action Institute and People’s Action grew their base of supporters through various strategies—expanding their grassroots fundraising income by leaps and bounds.

Join the Resourcing & Sustaining Our Movements Track & Mobilizing Our Resources Network Gathering at #AMC2018

Come to the 20th annual Allied Media Conference in Detroit June 14-17, 2018 to explore mobilizing the resources (people, time, money, skills, land, and care) we need for our movements and communities to adapt and thrive.

If You Build It They Will Come: Creating a Culture of Fundraising

Does creating a culture of fundraising seem like an insurmountable task at your organization? Beth Rayfield shows us how we can overcome challenges and get on the path towards greater financial sustainability.

Throwing a Fun, Profitable and Mission-Aligned Event The InterNASHional Food Crawl

Here’s how the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition has grown an event that embraces local immigrant and refugee communities while bringing in thousands of unrestricted dollars to support their work.

GIFT Seeks Strategic Planning Facilitator

GIFT solicits proposals from organizational consultants with experience in strategic planning to facilitate a year-long, organization-wide strategic planning process to culminate with a 5-year plan covering 2018-2022.

How Donors Decide: Lessons From a Year of Exploring Donor Attitudes on Long Island

After a year of working with mystery donors and focus groups on Long Island, Tamara Murray of Wonder: Strategies for Good and Amy Simon of Goodwin Simon Strategic Research, share valuable insights into what makes donors tick.

Navigating Race & Class Dynamics in Fundraising

Learn how Community Coalition in South Los Angeles built internal support for launching their membership program, using “Race Retreats” for staff to explore their relationship with money and overcome their hesitancy to ask their working class Black and Latinx constituents to invest financially in the work.

Resourcing the Movement for Black Lives

William Cordery takes a close look at the role institutional philanthropy has played in supporting the Movement for Black Lives, and how foundations can be more effective partners to social movements.