Pictured: Veronica Garcia, GIFT program director, with participants from the Grassroots Fundraising Fundamentals training institute held February 2017 in Fairfield, CT.



“Thank you so much for the awesome training! The resources were super helpful. Grounding the work in our feelings, experiences and histories with money was critical. Thank you to GIFT for such thoughtfully-designed curriculum and facilitation!”

Laura Burfoot, Hearing Youth Voices

New London, CT


We need your help to keep GIFT trainings affordable for fundraisers most in need of support! Donate today!


With the changing political climate and looming cuts to funding, GIFT has received an upsurge of requests to provide discounted trainings to grassroots groups, groups organizing to resist border walls, mass deportations, the growing wealth divide, exploitation of natural resources, and attacks on civil rights for Muslims, people of color, women, immigrants, refugees, and members of the LGBTQ community. In these uncertain times, fundraisers like Laura have no choice but to turn to their communities for support.



With your support, GIFT will be there when we’re needed most. Whether it’s creating a fundraising plan, making a face-to- face ask, or building a fundraising team, your contributions ensure GIFT is there, on the ground, with the trainings, tools, and resources fundraisers like Laura need.


GIFT invites you to join the movement by pitching in by May 31st and encouraging others to do the same!


  • Share your love for grassroots fundraising with your followers using the hashtags #PeoplePower and #fuelthefrontlines.

  • With your help, we can reach our goal of raising $25,000!


At GIFT, your dollar goes a long way:


  • $35 funds one complimentary Grassroots Fundraising Journal subscription to a fundraiser in training.

  • $100 covers the cost of printing 20 training institute handbooks for resource mobilizers.

  • $250 provides 2 hours of coaching for a new grassroots fundraiser.

  • $500 provides one hour long webinar, “Sowing Seeds of Change,” on developing a volunteer fundraising team.

  • $1,000 provides a half day workshop, “Building People-Powered Movements,” for social justice leaders and community organizers.


We need your help to equip social justice movement leaders, organizers, and fundraisers with the training, skills, and tools they need to build people-powered movements. Fundraisers everywhere are counting on you to keep GIFT trainings affordable!

Chip in today!



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