Stories & Updates

Activist Ledys Sanjuan Mejía of Fenomenal Funds shares the fund's learnings over two years using a participatory approach to shift power and build a more responsive funding ecosystem.

As executive director of DC's Diverse City Fund, Tamira Benitez is on a mission to ensure that grassroots leaders and organizers across the region are resourced to prioritize rest and healing.

Following our Community Input phase, our team dives back into research to connect with nonprofits and select organizations to fund. Our approach focuses on building more open and trusting relationships with communities.

Magic Cabinet is pleased to announce its exciting partnership with independent media startup Proximate. Together, they're set to deliver impactful solutions journalism, focusing on participatory grantmaking and social sector innovations, in a bid to strengthen communities and trust in institutions.

Nonprofit leaders from Seattle and San Francisco inaugural appointments establish a community-centric board structure to further Magic Cabinet’s mission of championing community-led work.

The power of capacity-building investments can’t be understated. See how one of our nonprofit partners incorporated sabbaticals as an investment in their team and community.