If we are doing Participatory Grantmaking by just inviting people to engage in the work that we do, in the way that we do it, without any wrap-around support we are always just setting them up for failure. The most exciting and rewarding part of my role is working with community members to help them make funding decisions.

“If you share power, people will step up. If you don’t also share support, they will fall down.” — Josh Lerner

This work isn’t a one size fits all, there’s no play book or check list to work though. It works around…

Hannah Paterson

Churchill Fellow exploring how communities can be more involved in decisions about where and how money for their communities is spent

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