Author: Roderick Wheeler

Neighborhoods Matter

Ironically, in the land of opportunity, resident success is largely determined by one’s childhood address.  New research suggests that children’s opportunities for upward economic mobility

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Report Names GRGM a Leader in Philanthropy

A recent report commissioned by the Ford Foundation and authored by Dr. Cynthia Gibson, names Grassroots Grantmakers as a national leader in advancing the awareness and practice of “participatory grantmaking” within the field of philanthropy.

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The City Repair Project

The City Repair Project began in Portland, Oregon almost 20 years ago with the idea that localization — of culture, of economy, of decision making

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Open Bite Night

Open Bite Night is a great example of the asset-based philosophy in action, because it’s both organized and run by people in the community. The

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