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Participatory grantmaking encompasses a range of models, methods, challenges, and insights. At its core, this approach to funding cedes decision-making power about grants to the very communities impacted by funding decisions. This special collection gathers the experience and insights of funders who have shifted power and builds on the wisdom explored in the GrantCraft guide "Deciding Together: Shifting Power and Resources through Participatory Grantmaking".

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Community Interest Funds 2022 Impact Report

October 13, 2022

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded 87 grants totaling $845,000 to local nonprofits and neighborhood groups through our five Community Interest Funds, which includes the:African American Unity FundLGBTQIA2S+ Equality FundFuturo Latino FundRefugee Community Grant FundOmaha Neighborhood Grants ProgramGrants made through our Community Interest Funds are strategic investments meant to increase access, equity, and opportunity. We engage everyday community members to lead grant processes, and we rely on them to exercise and apply their own power and understanding.Each committee is made up of residents who come from or identify with the population being served. They review proposals, and based on the needs they are seeing in their communities, they decide which projects will have the greatest impact.

One in Seven

June 1, 2018

This Progress Report is an update to the 2013 "One in Seven" Report about Disability Rights Fund (DRF) and  Disability Rights Advocacy Fund (DRAF's) early years. This report lifts up the accomplishments of the past ten years, celebrates the voices of persons with disabilities, and offers a pathway towards building the future together.

unbowed: Annual Report 2016 / 2017

December 31, 2017

UHAI EASHRI is an indigenous activist fund supporting the struggle for the human rights oflesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) and sex worker Africans. As we look back on the past two years, we remain grateful to our funding and grantee partners who have consistentlybelieved in our funding philosophy and most importantly, to our movements that persist in their resilience and remained unbowed. 

Nothing Without Us

December 31, 2015

A decade after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the United Nations, the global disability movement is leading radical change. A decade after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the United Nations, the global disability movement is leading radical change. Read — in this annual report — in stories about us and our grantees — about the escalating call to action from the world's one billion people with disabilities to expand global movements addressing climate change, gender inequality, human rights, and development.

FRIDA Annual Report Report 2014-15

September 1, 2015

FRIDA's work takes many forms and always aims to shake things up. Our participatory grantmaking breaks the tradition, and transfers the power of decision making into the hands of the young women, girls, and trans*youth that apply. We work with our partners to create linking, learning, and capacity development opportunities that young activists struggle to find, but are critical to strengthening impact, making connections, and building solidarity. This annual report provides details about grantmaking, and stories about FRIDA's collective work.