Grantee-centric practices create funder interactions that strengthen a grantee’s ability to achieve their outcomes, and address the power imbalance of typical funding relationships. The grantee-centric funder shows understanding and empathy for social entrepreneurs and non-profit leaders.
Simply put, it’s philanthropy with humility.
There are numerous things you can do to be grantee-centric. We’ve boiled them down to 5 core practices that encompass what we believe are the most important aspects.