Innovative Funding Programs for Placemaking

On a recent morning in mid-October, a group of 32 representatives from diverse organizations across the United States and Canada gathered in Brooklyn, New York, for a day-long discussion on the intersections between placemaking and philanthropy. Now in its second year, the Funders Forum is a program of the Placemaking Leadership Council (PLC), and this year’s exciting conversations spanned a range of topics essential to the placemaking movement, from messaging and metrics to capacity building and community empowerment.

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