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ECFC/RCCF Power Building Series: Becoming a Philanthropic Partner to Movement Builders

This event was held on June 28, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm EDT

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In this Power Building series event, we will discussed funder opportunities and challenges for moving a power-building, race equity focused agenda within philanthropy.  We were joined by Frances Kunreuther, Co-Executive director, and Deepa Iyer, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives, of the Building Movement Project to help us discuss why and how funders can support movements and movement leaders,. [Speaker Bios]

Related Reading:

  • Funding Movement Infrastructure, the second report in Building Movement Project’s (BMP) Movement Infrastructure Series, draws upon our ongoing work to encourage philanthropic institutions to support social movements through an ecosystem-wide approach that emphasizes long-term organizational sustainability. It identifies several barriers that arise for funders seeking to invest in social movements, and provide ideas to address them.
  • Building Movement Project’s website includes a library of resources on harnessing the power of collaboration to increase nonprofit impact and sustain meaningful change in communities.
  • Visit our Power Building Series Page for series event recordings and key readings on concepts, elements and foundations of movement and power building.
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