DATE: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
TIME: 11:00 - 12:30 pm PST / 12:00 - 1:30 pm MST / 1:00 - 2:30 pm CST / 2:00 - 3:30 pm EST
This Neighborhood Funders Group webinar will examine democratic and participatory models where community stakeholders help decide how public and philanthropic resources should be allocated. We will explore different ways participatory resource sharing can deepen democracy, form stronger communities, and build trust. Our discussion will also examine equitable and effective ways funders and community partners can collaborate.
Speakers will include:
- Josh Lerner, PhD | Executive Director, Participatory Budgeting Project
- Tyler Nickerson | Director of Investments and State Strategy, The Solutions Project
- Matthew Hart | Founder and Principle, The Lafayette Practice report: "Who Decides: How Participatory Grantmaking Benefits Donors, Communities and Movements"
Please register by Friday, October 21, 2016. We will send out additional call information and materials before the webinar date.
This webinar is open to all staff and trustees of foundations and philanthropy-supporting organizations.
For more information, contact Shannon Lin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-444-6063, ext. 2012.