Getting Involved

We're Hiring a National Director!

Ten years into the development of the Giving Project model, and five years into the Giving Project Learning Community (GPLC), we have seen how this model has resulted in transformation and revitalization for each of our participating organizations. Our recently completed strategic plan recommits us to strengthen the support for collective learning and innovation, continually improving the Giving Project model to better serve our missions of funding grassroots movements for social justice. Our strategic plan also calls us to step up the replication of the model, with more proactive and targeted strategies, towards a vision of national infrastructure and capacity for community-led resourcing of our movements. We are hiring a National Director to lead us to that vision.

The National Director will be paid a total of $90,000 for 9 months (averaging 20 hours per week). We hope and intend to be able to extend the contract past that date, ideally with more hours per week, and strongly prefer candidates who are interested in a longer contract. Contract renewal and increased hours are dependent on the GPLC’s collective fundraising success.

Priority deadline to apply is January 30; final deadline is February 28 with an expected start date of April or May 2020. This is a remote position. Position description and more details here.

Join a Giving Project

Joining a Giving Project is a great way to build your skills as a donor and fundraiser, deepen your knowledge about social justice, and support amazing organizations. Giving Projects are for everyone! The participating organizations recruit throughout the year. 

Click here to see the list of organizations running Giving Projects to see if there's one in your area.

Fund the model

Funding the Giving Project model is an effective way to move resources to social justice organizations while developing donors to sustain those resources. Individuals or foundations may want to support:

  • Infrastructure funding to allow participating funds to run more Giving Projects

  • Matching funds to increase the amount granted through Giving Projects

  • The collaboration to strengthen our collective work and bring in new partners

For more information contact Zeke Spier at

Launch a Giving Project

If you or your organization are interested in launching a Giving Project of your own, we'd love to talk to you!

Running a Giving Project requires a significant upfront commitment of resources as well as existing relationships with both donors and grassroots organizations. Our learning community is committed to supporting replication efforts to increase the chances of success.

For more information contact Zeke Spier at

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Over the past two years, the six participating funds have formed a learning community to spread the Giving Project model and support each other in our work. We are sharing innovations and best practices, building cross-region relationships, and working to further spread the model.

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