Occupy Philanthropy Call Recording
More than 130 funders participated, clearly indicating the high level of interest in the Occupy moment. Along with others within philanthropy we will continue tracking emerging discussions and calls for social and economic justice being raised by OWS and wider civil society movements in the US and internationally.
To access a recording of the call, dial 1-712-432-3131 and enter the 16582297 for the access code.
Mark and Lola, for FNTG
Webinar: Making Sense of Philanthropy's Role in the Occupy Wall Street Movement
Where Mainstreet Meets Your Endowment
Monday November 28, 201: Noon ET/ 9 am PT.
Contact: Dana Lanza, Director
Funders Committee for Civic Participation
Funders Meeting on OWS
The Arca Foundation, Panta Rhea Foundation, the Piper Fund, and the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock invite funders to attend a meeting to develop a thoughtful philanthropic response to the #OWS movement.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 3:00 - 5:00 pm at Arca Foundation in Washington DC
Contact: Becca Freedman
We are the 1%, We Stand By the 99%
RG organizes young people with financial wealth to leverage resources and privilege for social change.
Contact: Elspeth Gilmore, Co-Director
Foundations hold money for the 1%. How can we stand with the 99%?
A terrific overview of some of the key issues and questions for philanthropy, resource links and suggestions for ways funders can engage with the movement.
Contact: June Wilson, Co-Director
Access Strategies Fund
Supporting movement-building for electoral and structural reform and engaging funders in OWS in Boston, in Massachussets and beyond.
Contact: Kelly Bates, Director
Funders Network Alliance
This emerging initiative being organized by FNTG, the Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing and the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace will work to significantly increase support to grassroots organizing and movement-building in the US and around the world.
Contact Supriya Pillai, Mark Randazzo or Karen Zellermyer for more information.