Fund for Shared Insight is pooling the cash and convictions of 13 philanthropies to build the field of end-user feedback. The collaborative aims to help nonprofits and funders learn from and empower those they seek to help. Can its leaders become role models for the positive change they seek to create?
It’s critical to test different approaches to grantee inclusion and to incorporate new learning along the way.
Three practices successful social sector partnerships can adopt to improve their alignment and generate better results.
Grantee inclusion is not sufficiently powerful to transform grantee-funder relationships, but it might present a vision for a sector that more evenly shares power.