Participatory funding puts decisions into the hands of those most affected by the money. It's a massive shift – but one that could make philanthropy and impact investing more open, transparent and community-driven.
Mathu Jeyaloganathan joined UnLtd in October – little expecting to see a pandemic land on her to-do list. The investment manager on why speaking up for minorities is as vital as ever, and why she's okay with a job that's 'bloody emotional'.
Research from The Young Foundation – seen as a first step in the “learning journey” – recommends setting up a group to explore low-cost tools and to test new ways of hearing from the people social investors aim to serve.