Community-led Action

Moving the work forward

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Overview

Action is often the most visible form of community building. It can create powerful results when done inclusively and in alignment with a community's values and vision. Sometimes action is tried and true. Other times, there is an element of risk and experimentation. Community-led Action can be done through a small project that links to something bigger or through a community-wide approach. 

Examples: 

  • Plan and implement: Mobilize people with a shared, achievable goal. Communities will gain the confidence and experience to take on more comprehensive efforts in the future. 
  • Vision: Create a long-term, inclusive community vision and plan. Unite smaller efforts, bring them into a coherent whole, and build in processes for successful results. 
  • Align and stabilize: Coordinate the project to keep the work moving, the various parts aligned, and the wider community engaged.   

funding opportunities

COMMUNITY BUILDING GRANTS » OPEN
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS » OPEN

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