Oakland, CA

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The Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) is a multiracial organization that promotes the connection between fundraising, social justice and movement-building. We believe that how groups are funded is as important to achieving their goals as how the money is spent, and that building community support is central to long-term social change. We provide training, resources and analysis to strengthen organizations, with an emphasis on those focused on social justice and based in communities of color.

We believe:

* Social justice organizations are more effective when they have a broad base of individual donors
* The leadership of people of color in fundraising is important for building a strong social justice movement
* Fundraising, program, and organizing need to be integrated so that all staff, board, and volunteers are aware of and involved in all aspects of the work

GIFT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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