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  • Can Place-Based Grantmaking Help Turn the Tide of Inequality?

    Stephen Patrick

    April 26, 2015

    Today we see many local communities – urban, suburban and rural – swamped by historic disinvestment and the growing tide of economic and social inequality in our country. Place-based grantmaking can play an important role in turning this tide, but not without addressing the core structural barriers that have produced and propelled it. In local communities, addressing the lived experiences of people who are marginalized by racism, poverty, immigration status, gender discrimination, homophobia and disability will require many funders to retool their approaches to understanding and solving systemic community problems.

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