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Philanthropy Built on Trust

Dear JustFund Community,

JustFund was developed a few years before the revolutionary trust-based philanthropy movement came to be, as a way to operationalize best practices in grantmaking that are rooted in equity and built on trust. The most recent Trust-Based Philanthropy in 4D guide talks about a holistic approach that uses “trust-based values to guide your philanthropy’s culture, structures, leadership, & practices.” This new framework invites practitioners to rely on trust-based values to guide each of those four core areas of work. JustFunders are grantmakers who are living these values and rolling up their sleeves to build trust, accountability, and equity into their giving practices. 

Learn more about trust-based philanthropy by downloading the guide here, and, when you’re ready to ensure your grantmaking practices align with your values, connect with us and we can share how our community of JustFunders are showing up as grantmakers, how they identify grantees, disseminate funds, collect information, and show up in relationship with their grantee partners. 

Let’s JustFund, together.


Iara Peng, Founder & CEO

Iara Duarte Peng

Iara Duarte Peng

Iara Duarte Peng is the Founder and CEO of JustFund.

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