How National Foundations Can Support State-Level Policy and Civic Engagement: A Q&A With Geri Mannion

by Kristina ("Yna") C. Moore

May 1, 2016

In this interview, Geri Mannion of Carnegie Corporation of New York shares her thoughts about the biggest challenge facing the country this election year and the role of capacity building in supporting civic engagement. She also offers practical tips for funding state-level efforts to change policy and engage communities.

  • Funding levels are sometimes not consistent, because the fund needs to raise the annual budget each year. This is also why many funders are not usually able to provide multi-year grants for collaborations
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