towards-a-better-place-logo-no-taglineThe resurgence of interest in place-based grantmaking initiatives has surfaced the need to strengthen funders’ understanding of best practices as well as the complex dynamics that such initiatives can create at the community level. In 2014, the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions and Neighborhood Funders Group initiated a collaborative effort to develop learning opportunities and programming for funders designed explicitly to improve the effectiveness of place-based grantmaking.