Funder affinity groups are founded by grantmakers who share an interest in work addressing the same issues, populations or geographic regions. Affinity groups encourage collaborative funding and provide funders the opportunity to share knowledge and strengthen their collective grantmaking.
PIP serves as fiscal sponsor to affinity groups and organizations that are closely aligned with the projects it manages and with its overall mission. These affinity groups include:
Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation – which links together grantmakers committed to enhancing democratic involvement in all dimensions of civic life, including elections, governance, media and civil society;