At Magic Cabinet, we’re driven by our vision for community-led, community-driven impact. That’s why we’re partnering with The Seventh Wave, an arts and literary nonprofit illustrating the power of community storytelling.
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.
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.
Shifting from her role as Seattle Program Director, Toering will work closely with the Magic Cabinet leadership team, setting the intention to use its positional power and resources to strengthen advocacy within the sector and with non-profit partners and philanthropic partner networks.
Selecting communities and organizations to fund is a critical process for Magic Cabinet, a philanthropic organization focused on long-term capacity-building grants for nonprofits in underresourced communities.
In this blog series, we’ll dive into each of the engagement phases described above our continuous learnings, and how Magic Cabinet works tirelessly to ensure and improve our process so that communities are the loudest voice in shaping their own future.
This report summarizes Magic Cabinet’s research and engagement in funding Solano County nonprofit organizations. In addition, we highlight opportunities, challenges, and recommendations for future philanthropic initiatives in Solano county as well as a framework for engagement for alike regions.
When you see an iceberg, the portion visible above water is only a tiny part of a larger whole. You can think of nonprofits in the same way. Deep below the waterline of every nonprofit lies an enormous, invisible infrastructure keeping its organization afloat.