Inside Philanthropy has named Solidaire Network the Donor Organizers of the Year in their 2022 Philanthropy Awards. A decade into its work, this envelope-pushing progressive donor network has only gotten better at mobilizing money — even as it challenges the legitimacy
The Future of Democracy Depends on the Ground Game
Linda Burnham, Solidaire Elder in Residence, published an op-ed in the Nation Magazine title, The Future of Democracy Depends on the Ground Game. The street-level work to educate and motivate voters goes uncelebrated, but our norms and institutions depend upon it.
Organizing for Black Power and Electoral Justice: Interview with Kayla Reed of Action St. Louis
Powerhouse organizer Kayla Reed shares her brilliant vision for social change, her excitement about the power of Black-led electoral justice organizing, and the mandates philanthropy must take up in order to support movements’ contesting for power.
The Time Is Now
With the help of our fiscal sponsor, Tides Advocacy, and a newly formed Advisory Board of donor members and movement leaders, we are honored to roll out a new strategy and a new website to expand c4 grantmaking. This strategy is a direct and deliberate response to our movement partners’ mandates for how to fund them to win for the long haul.
Five Ways Funders Can Support Movements Building True Multiracial, Feminist Democracy
What role can philanthropy play in leading us towards a more just democracy and resource social movements? We offer some reflections on the current moment as well as recommendations to guide social justice, human rights, and democracy funders.