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Redistributing Power in Philanthropy: A Conversation with Shaady Salehi

Trust and power-sharing are the cornerstone of healthy, lasting relationships. For grantmakers looking to improve partnerships and better serve grantees, enacting the principles of trust-based philanthropy can be paramount. Join Submittable in a conversation with Shaady Salehi, Director of the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project.

Launched in 2020, Trust-Based Philanthropy Project is a five-year, peer-to-peer funder initiative to address the inherent power imbalances between foundations and nonprofits. Shaady Salehi is a strategist, facilitator, and network builder who has dedicated nearly 20 years to advancing social impact across various sectors.

In this webinar, you’ll learn about:

  • The core values behind trust-based philanthropy
  • Six principles for building trust and sharing power in your grantmaking
  • How model funders are putting these principles to work
  • Actionable strategies for your own organization
  • Time for Q&A

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Picture of your host, Shaady Salehi

Shaady Salehi is a strategist, facilitator, and network builder who has dedicated nearly 20 years to the nonprofit sector. She currently serves as the director of the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project, a 5-year learning and advocacy initiative to make trust-based practices the norm in the philanthropic sector. She is also Principal and Founder of Skyview Strategies, a social impact consultancy for nonprofits, foundations, and changemakers. Her work in the nonprofit sector has spanned many roles -- from department head, to executive director, to board member -- and her main body of work has centered on using film, media, and strategic communications to advance social change.

Picture of your host, Rachel Mindell

Rachel Mindell is a content marketing manager at Submittable. One of the highlights of her job is talking with social impact leaders about their work and learning more about how technology can help accelerate positive change.

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Hosted By:

Picture of your host, Shaady Salehi

Shaady Salehi is a strategist, facilitator, and network builder who has dedicated nearly 20 years to the nonprofit sector. She currently serves as the director of the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project, a 5-year learning and advocacy initiative to make trust-based practices the norm in the philanthropic sector. She is also Principal and Founder of Skyview Strategies, a social impact consultancy for nonprofits, foundations, and changemakers. Her work in the nonprofit sector has spanned many roles -- from department head, to executive director, to board member -- and her main body of work has centered on using film, media, and strategic communications to advance social change.

Picture of your host, Rachel Mindell

Rachel Mindell is a content marketing manager at Submittable. One of the highlights of her job is talking with social impact leaders about their work and learning more about how technology can help accelerate positive change.