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Grassroots Grantmaking: A Conversation With Janis Foster Richardson

Apr 14, 2011

Janis Foster Richardson is executive director of Grassroots Grantmakers, a community of funders that support social change through addressing local priorities, valuing civic engagement, and building community. In this presentation she discusses:

  • increasing the leadership capacity of neighborhood residents to drive community change
  • elevating citizen led initiatives and vision for change to the center of planning discussions
  • building connections that boost citizen influence
  • catalyzing citizen action and participation in the process of neighborhood transformation

For the second half of the event, a panel of other grassroots grantmakers answer questions from the audience. Watch it here.

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