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“The point of collective bargaining is so people can live with dignity, joy, agency in their lives, we want to rebuild that demand.” Sarita Gupta

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As an intermediary, our job will always be to connect those who want to invest in the independent financial strength and subsequent power of movement groups to those that can leverage the dollars and our revenue generation expertise that multiplies them. But how do we do that and honor that most grantees want funders, intermediaries included, to be responsible with their power and put it in the hands of the frontline?

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"We are facilitating a profound transformation in how the progressive movement resources its base and work. We’re here to show you the story of this shift in action today."

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In June 2020 ahead of the presidential election, the Southern Poverty Law Center pledged to invest $30 million in nonprofits …

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"We are facilitating a profound transformation in how the progressive movement resources its base and work. We’re here to show you the story of this shift in action today. "

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Through January, I’ll add to this blog with questions sent in by our partners across the movement. Have a question you’d like to add? Reach out to me at [email protected]"

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Bethany Maki named executive director of the growing organization, Margaret Huang and Secky Fascione join board.

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It’s not just dollars and cents raised within a grant period. It’s balancing short-term returns with investments that have a longer trajectory for greater revenue impact.

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We need to change how the progressive movement finances grassroots power building.

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The next evolution of fundraising after coming off of a boom year and pandemic.

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A look at the uneven revenue generation effects of the pandemic on progressive nonprofits

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These groups are testing revenue generation techniques that could make a real impact on movement sustainability

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Ten nonprofit organizations have begun working on independent revenue generation experiments

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Fundraising successes of PM grantees, PushBlack, It Starts Today Missouri, and People’s Action during the election.

The $15 Million pooled fund will provide progressive organizing and advocacy organizations financial and technical support for revenue producing projects

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Gara LaMarche is  president of the Democracy Alliance, Philip Radford is executive director of the Progressive Multiplier Fund, and Sonal Shah is professor and executive director of …

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Holly Hall Originally printed in Inside Philanthropy As the coronavirus pandemic grinds on, more than a dozen foundations have established the …

Join us for a conversation on a new approach to revenue generation and the launch of the Progressive Stimulus Project

Can we sustain ourselves? That was the question Gabriel Solis, Executive Director of Texas After Violence Project (TAVP), was asking …

What is our new normal going to be? As I’ve talked to fundraisers across the nonprofit sector, from those working …

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