AfricaAlternative EconomiesClimate JusticeFood Sovereignty

Sowing seeds for the revolution

"Land is not merely about what food it can produce, it is also about culture and connection to ancestry. It is about belonging...”

February 25, 2019

Climate JusticeGrassroots LeadershipLatin America

It’s the magic

Why I defend nature (and the people who take care of it)

February 25, 2019

AfricaClimate JusticeGrassroots Leadership

A tale of the spiders and the lion

How SDCEA takes on industry in defence of their communities.

February 19, 2019

Our Community

Friday Freedom Playlist – Redefine

A #FridayFreedom playlist to inspire you and redefine.

December 28, 2018

Our CommunityWhat We Do

How would you #RedefinePhilanthropy?

A Twitter Chat hosted by Thousand Currents to showcase our collective efforts to redefine philanthropy and visibilize best practices for sharing power within grantmaking.

December 27, 2018


When Surplus People Project decided on us

What if funders weren’t the only ones selecting their partners, but the other way around?

December 26, 2018


When a “crisis” isn’t a crisis

What if funders chilled out when grantees hit a snag in the road?

December 21, 2018

What We Do

What if foundations instead asked just ONE question for grant reporting?

How foundations can look for impact in how grantees do their work

December 13, 2018

Our CommunityWhat We Do

Racism and philanthropy:
How little practices and big resource flows are connected (Part 2)

5 concrete changes funders can make

October 29, 2018

Our CommunityWhat We Do

Racism and philanthropy:
Why we care about it and how we address it at Thousand Currents (Part 1)

Big changes are all around us. Do we know what it means to share power?

October 29, 2018