We begin with residents

Publications

A Short Course on Grassroots Grantmaking

If you are looking for a crash course on grassroots grantmaking’s small grants approach, this is the resource for you!

Read more

Sharing the Learning: Resident-led Grassroots Grants Program

A Genuine Democratization & Engagement Strategy A Special Publication from Grassroots Grantmakers Grassroots grants are an effective way to get […]

Read more

Sharing the Learning: Resident-led Grassroots Grants Program

A Genuine Democratization & Engagement Strategy: A Special Publication from Grassroots Grantmakers Grassroots grants are an effective way to get […]

Read more

Resource Roundup

Here is our on-line bibliography of articles and publications developed by network friends and members that we have spotted and […]

Read more

Sharing the Learning: From Family Giving to a Focus on Place

The story that Gordon Wean, Chairman of the Raymond John Wean Foundation, shared at Grassroots Grantmakers’ 2009 On the Ground in […]

Read more

The Promise and Opportunity of Neighborhood Democracy: Lessons from the Intersection of Government and Community

A report on the “Governance at the Neighborhood Level” meeting organized by Grassroots Grantmakers and  the Deliberative Democracy Consortium,with assistance […]

Read more

Building Resident Power & Capacity for Change

An “on the ground” reflection about what it takes for funders to work effective with low-income communities. This report is a […]

Read more

Sharing the Learning: The Living Room Meeting

One way that Grassroots Grantmakers connects and strengthens funders who are working from a “we begin with residents” perspective is […]

Read more

Sharing the Learning: Fighting Foreclosure – What You Can Do in Your Neighborhood

A Special Publication from Grassroots Grantmakers and Neighborhood Connections Some cities like Cleveland have dealt with the foreclosure problem long […]

Read more

Embedded Funders and Community Change: Profiles

Embedded Funders and Community Change: Profiles, by Brown, Chaskin, Richman & Weber and published by Chapin Hall Center for  Children in 2006, […]

Read more

A Legacy of Leadership and Support for Grassroots Grantmaking

A Retrospective Assessment of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation’s Community Foundations and Neighborhoods Small Grants Program prepared by Tom Burns & […]

Read more

A Legacy of Leadership and Support for Grassroots Grantmaking (Executive Summary)

Prepared by Tom Burns & Laura Downs for Grassroots Grantmakers with support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Read more