Getting your board on board with participatory grant-making

  • That participatory grant-making takes much longer and is much more expensive to deliver than traditional grant-making
  • The concern that those without lived experience of an issue will no longer be needed within Foundations and that firsthand experience would be valued above and beyond both academic and work experience
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  • That staff do not have the skill sets to deliver participatory approaches
cartoon of a facilitation — a group of people sat around a table with noes on a board
  • That there is a much greater risk with participatory grant-making and that those making decisions might make the ‘wrong’ decisions

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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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