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Grassroots Grantmakers’ “On The Ground” is a nontraditional, neighborhood-based, resident-led conference experience featuring “learning journeys” in the host community. Our 2019 conference will be in July in Indianapolis. With its community-based focus that’s been so popular with past participants, On The Ground is different from many traditional conferences. But it
On Nov. 6, 2018, more than 116 million U.S. citizens turned out to vote, marking the first time in U.S. history over 100 million ballots
A recent report commissioned by the Ford Foundation and authored by Dr. Cynthia Gibson, names Grassroots Grantmakers as a national leader in advancing the awareness and practice of “participatory grantmaking” within the field of philanthropy.
The Riverside neighborhood of Indianapolis is considered a high-crime area with limited opportunities. But residents noticed that many local youth, particularly African-American males, spent a