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Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Project

Tides Center

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period August 1, 2012–July 31, 2015
  • Location San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The Tides Center provides fiscal sponsorship and essential organizational, financial, and personnel services to over 200 projects working to advance progressive and social change nationwide. This grant will provide support to Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, a project of the Tides Center. With a particular focus on people of color, the project addresses the professional needs of emerging young professionals in philanthropy. To date, the project has provided scholarships to nearly 100 emerging grantmakers for training, education, and networking opportunities. Grant support will allow the project to execute its newly adopted strategic plan, with a focus on building extraordinary leaders for foundations and the communities they impact, and increasing generational collaborations within philanthropy to build better foundations for a better world.