O'Reilly logo

Grassroots Grants: An Activist's Guide to Grantseeking, Second Edition by Andy Robinson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

image

What Grants Will Get You … and What They Won't

Foundation money is big money, fast money, and it seems to be easy money—who wouldn't go for it? However, it's an illusion that you can build a social justice organization only from grants, especially at this time. If you want to be effective, develop a grassroots funding base.

—SI KAHN, Jewish Fund for Justice

I'm not sure that all funders completely understand the power dynamic—how much power they really have. Program choices are often driven by what the grantmakers want to fund.

—GAYE EVANS, Appalachian Community Fund

Many groups consider fundraising the most unpleasant subject possible, so they ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required