This report was produced by Hannah Paterson to summarize her exploration of participatory grantmaking during her Winston Churchill Fellowship. It explores different participatory models, provides practical tips, and unearths important themes in this area.
This report shares lessons learned from participatory funders around the world.
12 March 2021
Katy Love & Ruby Johnson
The phrase “Participatory Grantmaking” is not perfect. It’s both hard to say and difficult to spell. There are limitations, and there are numerous definitions and overlapping concepts. And yet, it […]
12 October 2017
Detailed paper arguing for the importance of adopting participatory models in philanthropy.
3 November 2017
This article is a retrospective on the past five years of participatory grantmaking at Red Umbrella Fund, a global fund guided by and for sex workers.
14 March 2021
Heather Wooten, Samantha Graff & Christine Fry
This report offers 10 examples of how participatory grantmaking works within funder collaboratives, with a focus on governance.
1 November 2020
Rachel Stephenson Sheff & Gaby Cervera
Discussion for fundraisers who are curious about how to navigate PG and for funders who are curious about how to implement it.
6 May 2021
Camden Giving, London's Giving & London Funders
This resource aims toaddress the practicalities of implementing participatory grantmaking (PGM) with place-based funders.
2 September 2014
“This report describes the participatory approach of the Other Foundation, which is dedicated to advancing human rights in southern Africa, with a
particular focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.”
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