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Community-Centric Fundraising: rethinking the way philanthropy works

Over the last year and a half, The Stop has worked hard to transition our fundraising from donor-centric practices to a community-centric model. 

As part of our commitment to Community-Centric Fundraising (CCF), we’ve had conversations with donors, partners and institutional supporters about the problematic aspects of philanthropy and how we can implement a more community-centric approach.

Read below the Op-Ed about The Stop’s journey to implement CCF – written by our Director of Development & Communications, Maria Rio, the interview with one of our partners and the inspiring reflection of one of our supporters on their commitment to this practice.