Grantmakers for Southern Progress (GSP) is a membership-based network of philanthropic leaders, practitioners, and individuals dedicated to leveraging resources for structural change in the South.
Prioritize philanthropic giving and practice in the South on equity-focused structural change. This equity centered philanthropic giving strengthens the organizational infrastructure and power building within Southern communities, increasing racial, gender, and economic outcomes for people across the South.
To move people and places out of poverty by changing the underlying structures that determine the economic opportunity, social inclusion, and political power of those communities that are the least well off in the southern region of the United States.
Search your souls for the courage to grow civic and economic power in our communities now and beyond COVID-19. Use your spheres of influence to put money to work and benefit people on the Ground.
– Tamieka Mosley and Nathaniel Smith, The South Has Something to Say: COVID-19 and Our Chance for Transformation