"We need to look internally to liberate ourselves and our organizations from assumptions and practices that undermine our effectiveness in advancing justice." Crystal Hayling, Going Upstream


Resonance: A Framework for Philanthropic Transformation is the product of the Resonance Collaborative, a constellation of movement and philanthropic leaders anchored by Justice Funders:

Rachel Humphrey / Justice Funders
Dana Kawaoka-Chen / Justice Funders
Allen Kwabena Frimpong / Justice Funders
Mario Lugay / Justice Funders
Maria Nakae / Justice Funders
Jennifer Near / Justice Funders

Nwamaka Agbo / Nwamaka Agbo Consulting
Allison Corwin / Surdna Foundation
Farhad Ebrahimi / Chorus Foundation
Kat Gilje / Ceres Trust
Crystal Hayling / The Libra Foundation
Cuong Hoang / Chorus Foundation
Taj James / Movement Strategy Center
Mateo Nube / Movement Generation
Rajiv Khanna / Thousand Currents
Alex Saingchin / East Bay Community Foundation
Marnie Thompson / Fund for Democratic Communities
Ed Whitfield / Fund for Democratic Communities

We also wish to thank the following individuals for their thought leadership and contribution to the creation of this publication:

Dimple Abichandani / General Service Foundation
Jen Astone / Swift Foundation
Leslie Christian / Northstar Asset Management
Vanessa Daniel / Groundswell Fund
Rodney Foxworth / Business Alliance for Local Living Economies
Pia Infante / The Whitman Institute
Janis Rosheuvel / Solidaire Network
Jessamyn Shams-Lau / Peery Foundation
Pamela Shifman / Novo Foundation
Aaron Tanaka / Center for Economic Democracy
Marisa Tirona / Ford Foundation

Photo Credit

Brooke Anderson Photography
Fund for Democratic Communities
Thousand Currents
Climate Justice Alliance
Building Equity and Alignment Initiative


Courtney Banayad & Karla Flemming / Moxy Group


Tara Brown / Hidden Leaf Foundation