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.
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.
What if we opened our minds to a new type of philanthropy? One that opens doors for nonprofits to better resources and bigger networks, instead of donors just opening their wallets. One that opens the space for nonprofits to collaborate together and share their experiences, as opposed to working alone and straining their limited resources. […]