Network Events

State of the Movement 2023: Shifting Capital and Power to Build the Regenerative Economy

February 8, 2023

Justice Funders’ annual convening returns. This year movement and philanthropic partners come together to present an investment practice and tool that was strategically developed to advance Just Transition movements in frontline BIPOC communities.

Giving Shuumi Part 2: Exploring the Extractive Origins of Philanthropic Wealth and Moving Towards Repair

September 29, 2022

RSVP to this webinar to learn how philanthropy could move into a critical role in redistributing wealth and supporting the return of Indigenous land.

Just Transition in Richmond: Resist, Rethink, Restructure
October 7, November 9 & December 8, 2021

In this 3-part webinar series, leaders of the Richmond Our Power Coalition will describe how they are building a just transition to a regenerative, living economy in Richmond, CA and encourage donors, funders, and supporters to contribute to the Richmond Just Transition Fund.

Activating Grants and Investments to Fund Solidarity Economies
September 30, 2021

Learn about BIPOC-led efforts to nourish local, regenerative solidarity economies that transition us away from the extractive economy, and reimagine how a combination of grants and investments can be activated to fund a wide breadth of projects that are critical for building economic power in BIPOC communities.

Giving Shuumi: Philanthropy’s Role in Redistributing Wealth and Supporting and Return of Indigenous Land
June 3, 2021

In this webinar, we will hear about the work of the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust to facilitate the return of Indigenous land to Indigenous people and how philanthropy can support this work by paying the institutional Shuumi Land Tax,an inspiring new model for redistributing wealth to Indigenous communities.

Resourcing Strategies to Dismantle White Supremacy and Invest in the Regenerative Economy: Learnings from the Maestra cohort
July 29, August 19 & September 9, 2020

This is a 3-part series of online workshops to support the philanthropic community in building resourcing strategies to dismantle white supremacy and anti-blackness, pushing the edges of philanthropy to be as bold and relentless as our movements need us to be in these turbulent times.

Philanthropy’s Visionary Response to COVID-19: Accelerating a Just Transition in a Moment of Crisis
April 28, 2020

A conversation with movement and philanthropic leaders about how we can use this moment of crisis as a turning point for leveraging significant change toward building a regenerative economy rooted in cooperation, collectivity and deep democracy.

State of the Movement 2020: Visionary strategies to build a regenerative economy
January 29, 2020

Our third annual State of the Movement event features movement and philanthropic leaders who will inspire us with their visionary strategies of simultaneously “fighting the bad” and “building the new” to usher a Just Transition toward a regenerative economy.

Foundation Endowments…Activate!: Aligning Investment Strategy with Social Justice Values
October 3, 2019

Co-sponsored by Northern California Grantmakers and Justice Funders, this conversation with foundation, investment and movement leaders inspires us to re-imagine how philanthropic wealth can be managed and stewarded to respond to the urgency that our communities and our planet are experiencing.

A Just Transition for Philanthropy: Regenerative relationships between grantees & funders
May 22, 2019

In this gathering co-sponsored by Solidaire Network, Thousand Currents and Justice Funders, we explore how foundations can recognize extractive practices, overcome power dynamics, and build trusting & authentic relationships that support community self-determination and honor community expertise.

State of the Movement 2019: Deepening our shared practice towards a Just Transition
January 31, 2019

On the one-year anniversary of our expansion to becoming Justice Funders, we host a series of paired conversations between philanthropic and movement leaders who are doing the work of ushering a Just Transition from an economy based in extraction, exploitation and domination to one rooted in resilience, regeneration and interdependence. We also debut our newest resource, Resonance: A Framework for Philanthropic Transformation.

State of the Movement: Funders and Frontlines Building Community Power
January 31, 2018

In this multi-dimensional conversation on the state of the movement between members of the Bay Area Justice Funders Network (BAJFN) and movement leaders, we explore intersectional and multi-issue strategies developed by grassroots leaders at the local, state, national, and international levels, and hear from rallied funders providing key philanthropic support at each of those levels about the role for funders in this moment.