#90 How a Focused Funding Strategy Helps to Build Community in Alaska with Polly Carr director of The Alaska Center

Aug 15, 2022

Polly Carr discusses her time spent working with The Alaska Conservation Foundation and the Alaska Center. She talks about how a bunch of donors saw that there were just so many nonprofits out there and how the community and funders worked together to streamline granting, while at the same time empowering the grassroots to have a strong voice. Polly also talks about her experiences as both a nonprofit leader as well as a donor. 

Episode Highlights:

  • Polly’s Journey as a funder and a nonprofit professional
  • Best strategies to use when a foundation both raises and distributes funds
  • How to support the consolidation of nonprofits
  • How and where to invest when there are so many groups doing the same thing
  • How to prepare an organization when leadership is transitioning 





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