1) Social Justice Philanthropy: An initial framework for positioning this work (http://www.p-sj.org/node/1342) 2) Values and Practices That Are Important for Good Social Justice Grantmaking (http://www.p-sj.org/node/1191) 3) How Can We Grow the Work?- Ideas from practitioners of Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace (http://www.p-sj.org/node/1553) 4) Developing a Collective Framework & Agenda to Advance Social Justice Philanthropy in Africa & the Arab Region (http://www.p-sj.org/node/1560) 5) Summary report on the convening on philanthropy for social justice & peace Cairo, Egypt - February 2009 (http://www.p-sj.org/files/Cairo%20Summary%20Final.pdf) 6) Evaluation Frameworks for Social Justice Philanthropy - A Review of Available Resources (http://www.p-sj.org/node/1436) 7) Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace Blog (http://www.p-sj.org/blog)
Working Group members support one another to advance and broaden the practice of philanthropy for social justice and peace around the world and to shift the discourse of mainstream philanthropy to one that puts social justice and peace at its centre
1. We develop and share tools and practices to advance the field of philanthropy for social justice and peace 2. We support a network/community of practice for practitioners across the globe to advance philanthropy for social justice and peace 3. A website that provides information and space to further the conversation about developing and deepening the practice of philanthropy for social justice and peace.
Activities of the Working Group: 1. Facilitating organic regional and continental groupings of Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace practitioners—foundations and individuals—to develop spaces for peer learning and support and to develop regional agendas for advancing the practice of Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace. 2. Bridging between those groupings, as appropriate, and existing regional and thematic philanthropy networks, associations, and communities to deepen reflection on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace generally and the social justice lens in particular. 3. Development of tools, research and information on defining Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace, and Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace grantmaking strategies, impact evaluation tools, and resource mobilization approaches. 4. Building and maintaining an accessible and adaptable on-line repository of tools and information. 5. Exploring specific thematic areas in grant making—such as arts and culture—and their role in Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace. 6. Collecting and sharing practitioner stories and voices that establish “proof-of-concept,” document the practice, demonstrate impact, share lessons, provide cover, and show the community of practice in action. 7. Mapping and understanding the emerging network of practitioners and its needs 8. Sharing knowledge through various methods including organising sessions and tracks of sessions at national and regional conferences about the practice of philanthropy for social justice and peace; writing blog posts, articles and reports; and speaking at meetings and conferences.