Elyse Gordon has a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Washington, where she studied social justice philanthropy for her dissertation. She currently works at Philanthropy Northwest as a Senior Program Manager. For more inquiries about her research, you can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.elysegordon.com. All views expressed here are her own and do not reflect Philanthropy Northwest or its members.
Increasingly, funders who consider themselves “progressive” are leaning into social justice frameworks in their grantmaking. But what does that mean, and how can foundations adopt social justice philanthropy practices more intentionally?
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