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December 12, 2018
Black Voters Matter

Defending the Dream Fund: Year Two

By Holly Bartling The Defending the Dream Fund (DDF) is a collaborative funding partnership launched in 2017 with  General Service Foundation, HIll-Snowdon Foundation, Hyams Foundation, Jessie […]
December 12, 2018

Healing Justice: What Is Philanthropy’s Role?

By Rhea Bailey Movement work can be affirming, invigorating, validating, and nourishing. But for leaders in the struggle, the work can also be rife with internal […]
December 12, 2018

Building Voice and Power: Ten Things We Are Learning

By Dimple Abichandani It has been a year since GSF shifted away from issue-specific funding toward a grantmaking program that supports grantees to build power. Our […]
April 13, 2018

Embracing Leadership Transitions

by Robin Snidow & Dimple Abichandani
January 31, 2018

8 Lessons in Collaborative Rapid Response Grantmaking

by Pia Infante, The Whitman Institute
August 15, 2017

Funders: Let’s Stop Fixating on Our Issues and Start Supporting Our Values

by Dimple Abichandani
August 14, 2017

Supporting Post-Election Defense and Protection

The Defending the Dream Fund announced its first round of grants, totaling $193,000, to 19 organizations advancing justice
August 14, 2017

Lifting up Visionary Leaders

United We Dream is the recipient of the 2017 Lani Shaw Movement Fund award
August 14, 2017

Inspiring Change

Congratulations to Caring Across Generations and their partners for their important victory in Hawai’i
August 14, 2017

GSF is a founding funder of the Pop Culture Collaborative

The Pop Culture Collaborative believes we have an opportunity—and responsibility—to create and popularize authentic, just narratives of people of color, immigrants, refugees and Muslims that tell a new story of America’s future and how we all belong in it.