Trust-Based Philanthropy

The Whitman Institute’s trust-based approach to philanthropy is informed by a decade of experience that relationships are stronger and more effective when they are built on the foundation of trust. Our approach relies on the following pillars:

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Swift Foundation, which predominantly funds Indigenous-led social justice efforts, is on a journey to reverse the Western-centric paradigm of philanthropy. Through their trust-based approach, they prioritize relationships and listening with grantees. They are continuously evolving their process to better reflect their values of inclusion and justice. As part of our ongoing series on trust-based philanthropy, …   Read more

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