This publication tells the story of the Funding Exchange, a pioneering national network of social justice foundations that was created in 1979 and operated for nearly 35 years before deciding to disband. Its purpose is to provide an honest exploration of the Funding Exchange's experience – the network's significant influence as well as the problems and internal strains that led to its eventual dissolution.
The story offers lessons that have practical relevance for today's social justice activists and funders, philanthropy scholars, and foundation professionals.
- Published by
- Funding Exchange
- Issue areas
- Nonprofits and Philanthropy
- Document type
- North America / United States
- Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
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