Of the many benefits we’ve seen from our Cohort Model, there’s one unique aspect that defines its success: nonprofits resourcing each other to build stronger organizations through collaboration and connection.
Discover the highlights of Magic Cabinet’s 2023 Year in Review, featuring key insights into our organizational growth, collaborative efforts, and impactful philanthropic initiatives.
Magic Cabinet and PolicyLink invest $3.6 million in a four-year partnership for community-led solutions in Puerto Rico. The initiative, sparked by a roundtable during the Biden-Harris Administration’s Puerto Rico Economic Dialogue, focuses on strengthening local governance, fostering transparency, and supporting grassroots organizations.
Amidst a changing world, nonprofits feel the pressing need to adapt. However, within this challenge exists an opportunity to redefine their visual identity. Discover the intentional process our nonprofit partners took as they navigated change, embraced transformation, and paved the way for a fresh chapter.
In this episode of the Future of Smart podcast, host Ulcca Joshi Hansen speaks with Christina Engel and Tiffany Johnson of Magic Cabinet, a philanthropic organization that seeks to shift power dynamics in philanthropy by championing community-driven grantmaking.
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.
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.
Community voices shape every aspect of our work, starting with our engagement process. By prioritizing conversations with community leaders and grassroots organizations, we’re able to identify areas where our grants can make the most impact.
By investing in tools, resources, and staff through capacity-building grants, nonprofits can strengthen their operations and create lasting community impact. Join us as we delve into the transformative power of empowering nonprofits to fill their needs and build resilient teams for a sustainable future.
INSIDE PHILANTHROPY | Magic Cabinet: A Matchmaking Participatory Grantmaker Helps Teams of Grantees Build Capacity
Magic Cabinet has a unique take on participatory grantmaking, inviting small cohorts of grantees to share flexible, capacity-building funds. Magic Cabinet’s leadership explains how it works in a report by Wendy Paris of Inside Philanthropy.