In his March Giving Compass blog post, a monthly blog with advice for philanthropists called Mutual Accountability, our chief executive David Bonbright discusses practical steps that should be taken by funders during this time to provide added support to those who are doing the hardest work.
Everywhere you turn there is good advice out there for funders in the time of COVID-19. From checking on your grantees to increasing funding levels, there are plenty of practical steps you can take to ensure you’re engaging in smart listening and supporting those on the front lines. Now I want to turn the dial up to 11, and ask one of those questions that can change everything, especially in a time of uncertainty:
“What would love do?”
The question comes from ServiceSpace, a global community of volunteers that aims to ignite the generosity in each of us. ServiceSpace is based on the familiar idea that personal change and social change are directly connected. Continue reading…