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The Bay Area Justice Funders Network (BAJFN) is a regional network for learning and action, coordinated by Justice Funders.

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Supporting professional grantmakers in strengthening their philanthropic practice.

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We guide and support philanthropic institutions in reimagining how their organization operates as a justice funder.

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We partner with philanthropy and field practitioners to design, pilot, and scale both innovation and coordinated action that advance social movements.

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"Private foundations are arguably in the best position to finance family & smallholder farmers, transformative food… https://t.co/XCseNS5DCQ

June 28, 2019

"It’s the job of philanthropists...to use frameworks like Just Transition—& the larger umbrella of the GND—to guide… https://t.co/MUOqvp0vcG

June 28, 2019

We love this piece by Harmony alum Daisee Francour, who reminds us that "decolonizing a system (like philanthropy)… https://t.co/FuvLjz4zg3

June 25, 2019

"If we put less time into reforming non-responsive institutions & more into building alternatives under our own con… https://t.co/BQ1xovgeXV

June 25, 2019

Philanthropic Benevolent Patriarchy: when funders get to make decisions on how nonprofits should spend their money… https://t.co/j6n2PgvpLu

June 24, 2019

"When mistakes are uncovered or critiques are released into the public domain, there is a choice. Foundations can e… https://t.co/xDjEEIX0r1

June 10, 2019

Funders often force coalition work using a top-down approach. What’s more exciting is to find the hotspots of on-th… https://t.co/lHDI0zE2av

June 10, 2019

“We don’t see ourselves as empowering organizations. We see ourselves as helping organizations and communities in r… https://t.co/KorrX7tHJQ

June 10, 2019

How can funders advance racial equity & support grantee success? 1) Long-term grants for structural change; 2) elev… https://t.co/diBpDGwShW

June 10, 2019

“We are in a moment when we are fighting for the heart & soul of what it means to be American. It’s not enough to b… https://t.co/fw30ZlTgvZ

June 10, 2019

“If we’re serious about systems change and we’re serious about racial equity, we need to be talking about… https://t.co/IOzF3yuTpM

June 10, 2019

“Real equity requires SYSTEMS of inequity to be dismantled. When power is built toward transactional ends, it is co… https://t.co/Js4JL1sTfp

June 10, 2019

“By being an issue-based funder, WE were making the call about what is important in a community, when that’s a deci… https://t.co/udOIGMBJWx

June 10, 2019

“We can’t be in a functioning democracy when we have racial injustice & the manipulation of racial anxiety. How do… https://t.co/neR1dyfGW0

June 10, 2019

"We believe that philanthropy must take an active role in building a thriving and just world by redistributing all… https://t.co/aBtclJkPpM

June 10, 2019
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