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Western MA Funders' Network Informal Meet-up on Participatory Grantmaking

July 20th, 2021
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Zoom - information to be emailed
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Network Meeting
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Join this informal meet-up of the Western MA Funders’ Network for a conversation about participatory grantmaking across our region. 

The Network’s Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion workplan highlights “identifying ways to modify grantmaking systems to reduce barriers to applying for funding” as one step towards its goal of building racial equity in the region, for and with the most marginalized communities.  Participatory grantmaking is a tested approach to doing just that. 

We’ll highlight examples of participatory grantmaking from Peace Development Fund and the Women’s Fund of Western MA, reflecting on the ins and outs, learnings and challenges. 

The meeting will be loosely structured, prioritizing time for conversation amongst participants.   

The session is being planned by:

Emily Serafy-CoxFoundation OfficerPeace Development Fund

Nicole Young, Community Investments Manager, Women’s Fund of Western MA

Lisa Ranghelli, Trustee, Women’s Fund of Western MA

Zoom information will be sent via email in advance of the session.

Registration type: 
Normal registration

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