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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

Climate JusticeGlobalGrassroots Leadership

The Profound Disconnect: Is the Solution to Climate Change Caring More About People?

October 23, 2018

GlobalWhat We Do

A Playlist to Soundtrack My Journey to The Buen Vivir Fund

How the spirit of Buen Vivir inspired a soundtrack for a new and transformative approach to investment

October 22, 2018

Climate JusticeOur CommunityWhat We Do

5 ways that funders approach climate philanthropy

Exploring the assumptions that determine how billions of dollars in climate finance are spent.

October 18, 2018

AfricaAlternative EconomiesFood SovereigntyGrassroots Leadership

Expropriation without compensation: how far can it go?

October 16, 2018

Our Community

Leaving on a high note: 9 ways to align your leadership transition with your values

Two outgoing executive directors, Rye Young of Third Wave Fund and Rajasvini Bhansali, former head of Thousand Currents, share their insights and advice.

October 15, 2018