Is It Time to Embrace Participatory Grantmaking? – A Webinar Hosted by PACE and GrantCraft

Monday, October 29, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm EDT
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**This program is hosted by our partners, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) and GrantCraft, who have extended an invitation to PNY members. Space is limited and will be granted on a first come, first served basis.**

Like many established institutions today, foundations are subject to a heightened demand for greater transparency and accountability.  Participatory grantmaking can be a vital practice for building trust and enhancing relationships between organized philanthropy and the communities they seek to serve. PACE, GrantCraft, and Philanthropy New York are hosting this webinar to help funders better understand participatory grantmaking, by providing resources, hearing from experts on the topic, and highlighting examples that illuminate the benefits and challenges of this approach.

We’ll hear from practitioners who have practiced participatory grantmaking at the local and national levels.

  • What participatory grantmaking is and the different ways it is employed
  • Examples of participatory grantmaking to show what it can look like in practice
  • The impact of participatory grantmaking through first-hand stories
  • Benefits and challenges of this approach so that funders might consider if/how it could complement their goals or strategies

Participants will be invited to share their own experiences with participatory grantmaking and ask the speakers and fellow participants questions on this practice. Recommended advanced readings for this discussion include:


Designed for

All interested funders.


Registration is required by October 26th.
Members and Non-Member Funders: Please click on the "Register Now" link above. Dial-in and webinar information will be emailed to you before the webinar.

Please note: To ensure fairness among our members, we reserve the right to limit the number of attendees per organization for select professional development programs.

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