Strategies for Narrowing the Power Gap in Philanthropy

Effective grantmaking organizations deliberately act to redefine the power balance with their grantees, recognizing that grantmakers and grantees are equal partners in the quest for impact. Learn more about expanding your impact by focusing on. The power that we often have as grantmakers shows up in the processes that we ask grantseekers and grantees to follow in order to secure and maintain continuing grant dollars. Learn more about how you can revisit the way your power is showing up by:

  • Building strong and trusting relationships with your grantees
  • Rightsizing the grantmaking process and implementing flexible practices
  • Structuring grant awards to be more responsive to grantseeker needs