Do you want to help grassroots community groups get the funding they need to create real change in the Philadelphia region? Can you discuss the nuances of racism, classism, and community organizing in ways that are easily understood? Are you known for inspiring and motivating volunteers? Are you a strong facilitator who loves working with groups?
Bread & Roses Community Fund is the Philadelphia area’s main social justice fund and leading funder of grassroots organizing for racial, social, and economic justice. Our slogan is, “change, not charity,” because our goal is radical transformation of individuals and society. Since 1977, we have been connecting donors and organizers to move money into grassroots organizing by communities of color and across the region. We also provide training and technical support to movements for change, and work to build community across differences of race and class. Every year, we raise from the community every dollar that we give out, and the community decides where that money goes.
The Giving Project is an innovative model for building community and moving money to grassroots organizing in the Philadelphia region. The Giving Project brings together a cross-class, cross-race, intergenerational group of 16 to 20 people who commit to a six-month process of shared learning, fundraising, and grantmaking. Our first Giving Project took place in spring of 2016. We now run four Giving Projects each year.
The Facilitator will work within a three member team in the Giving Project Program. This person will report to the Director of Donor Organizing and will be responsible for recruiting, managing, and facilitating the Giving Project.