Grantmaking Process


Democratic Philanthropy in Action

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Our operating and grantmaking decisions are made by folks who have been impacted by injustice rather than by academics and outside experts. We believe we know more about our communities’ needs than they do. We fund rural community organizations and coalitions in 12 southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.