This brief article provides practical tips for funders who want to launch, expand, or continue their participatory practice in the context of a global pandemic where in-person meetings are impractical.
This interview-style article features tips from Janice Tud and Arlene Wilson-Grant for administering grants in a participatory grantmaking context.
Article about the resources (budget and staff skills) needed to implement participatory grantmaking.
This article offers tips for addressing common concerns that board members at traditional funders may have about participatory grantmaking.
Participatory Grantmaking: A Test of Rubric Scoring Versus Popular Voting Selection in a Blinded Grantmaking Process
This article addresses the design of this approach to grantmaking and, specifically, whether changing the decision-making process in addition to changing the decisionmakers has an effect on how grants are allocated. It examines the design of two grant review processes — one based on popular voting, the other a more traditional rubric approach — and compares their outcomes to learn whether a more open and discursive process based on popular voting for grantee selection helps to overcome bias against small organizations.
This brief article provides recommendations for evaluating particiaptory grantmaking work.
This brief report includes practical tips on implementing a shared gifting practice.
This report shares lessons learned from participatory funders around the world.
This brief article explores the experience of FundAction with including funder representatives in its particiaptory grantmaking processes.
This report was produced by the Baring Foundation as they explored participatory models. The discussion paper is based on interviews with dozens of practitioners and includes definitions and key themes related to participatory grantmaking.