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Grassroots Economies

In order to build communities that are democratic, just and sustainable, we need businesses that are rooted in their place and responsive to the communities they serve. We are working across the Southeast growing new economies based on these principles.

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Participatory Democracy

Democracy is a form of government in which all eligible citizens have an equal say in the decisions that affect their lives. Democracy allows people to participate equally—either directly or through elected representatives—in the proposal, development, and creation of laws.

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Matching Grants

Nonprofits and community groups will continue to face shrinking funding streams from large donors and grant sources. Our matching grants program helps these groups develop constituent bases capable of providing long-term sustainable financial support.

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BIG IDEAS THAT GUIDE OUR WORK

F4DC is inviting a special selection of previous grantees and other strategic friends for two and a half days of networking and exchanging ideas around the theme BIG IDEAS THAT GUIDE OUR WORK. We want to have about 60 of our friends sit with us and share the big ideas that are either motivating themes…

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