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This document represents an initial and continuously evolving collection of thoughts on ways grantmakers can support the Occupy Moment. It of course contains only a small percentage of the important Occupy-related efforts being undertaken in the US and around the world, especially at local levels, and funders interested in providing support will need to research the approaches and organizations most suitable for them. We hope, however, that even this initial and partial list provides a sense of the breadth, depth and diversity of the grassroots response, and can help strengthen our collective and individual commitment to support this movement and this moment.
Link to Quixote Foundation’s list of ways foundations can stand with the 99% in addition to Funding: Foundations hold money for the 1%. How can we stand with the 99%?
A Message from RESIST: Part of our job here at RESIST is to put ourselves out of a job. Let me explain. From Wall Street to colleges, to the hood, to police, to Congress, there is a growing number of Occupy movements that are taking aim at various institutions of the 1%. More
How Institutional Philanthropy Can Support the Occupy Movement, from the Nonprofit Quarterly, by Rick Cohen
A Square Peg in a Round Hole, from The Social Change Collaboratory
Occupying Philanthropy: Increasing Foundation Support to Social Justice Movement-Building in the US and Around the World. Panel Session on Philanthropy and Occupy at Left Forum March 16th in NYC.
How Will the Occupy Movement Judge Philanthropy? - Albert Ruesga
Occupy Philanthropy by Sally Wilde
Funder Call on Occupy Philanthropy (recording)
What Does it Look Like to Occupy Philanthropy? The Funding Exchange