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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Grassroots Fundraising Matching Grants

For the last eight years, F4DC's matching grant programs have helped groups develop bases of support capable of providing long-term sustainable financial support -- right from the very communities in which they work. With F4DC sunsetting in 2020, we're focusing our remaining grant dollars on the sustainability of our existing grantees and partners. This has two…

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