Three Years Later, Funding Social Movements Matters More Than Ever (Two-Part Series: May 9 and June 13)

GWP Members Only Program
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
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During the 2020 uprisings against anti-Black racism and amidst a global pandemic, every sector in the United States, including philanthropy, condemned systemic injustice and committed to implementing more equitable policies and practices within their institutions. Three years later, it remains vital for foundations to support social change movements, from emergence to infrastructure to sustainability. Join us for the second session in a two-part virtual, interactive sessions to explore social movements, the needs of movement leaders, and promising practices from funders. 

In partnership with the Building Movement Project, we will dig deep into their latest reports and toolkits (Move the Money and Funding Movement Infrastructure) for peer-to-peer reflection and hands-on practice. Resources from the first session are located here. 

What will you learn?

  • A deeper understanding of the characteristics of social movements
  • Ideas and practices that meet the needs of movement leaders
  • Approaches to overcome barriers that arise in supporting social movements
  • Resources to catalyze conversations within foundations about resourcing social movements

Who should attend?

All interested members in grantmaking roles. What to expect: presentation followed by breakout discussion.


This is a two-part session (May 9 and June 13). We encourage you to attend both sessions, so when you register for session one, you will automatically be registered for session two. Discussions will build on previously discussed topics and build a space for peers to share processes, learn, and practice together. The sessions will be recorded.

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