The philanthropic sector has a moment wherein it can commit to dismantling harmful power dynamics, but this will take courage, candor, and commitment. Shifting towards a funding strategy focused on “power-building” on behalf of communities and their nonprofits and away from protecting philanthropy’s function in the nonprofit sector is essential to meeting this moment.
- Satonya Fair, President and CEO, PEAK Grantmaking
- Dawnn Leary, Chief Program Officer, Greater Washington Community Foundation
- Carlton Ford, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Taproot Foundation