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Creating a Partner Network

In Story by Esperanza Pallana

In 2018, I was a new grant writer at a Black-led childcare, family, and resource-sharing collective …

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Get Out of The Way

In Story by Esperanza Pallana

Last year, I spoke with a well established and highly respected journalist who offered me a …

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2023 Capacity Grantees

In Grantees by Esperanza Pallana

Santa Ana, CAKansha Open History ProjectWith the support of a Capacity Grant to the Kansha Open …

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Finding Purpose in Philanthropy

In Story by Esperanza Pallana

There is an ongoing, systematic erasure of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) movement leaders, …

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Impact Report 2022

In Publications, Reports by Esperanza Pallana

FFCF 2022 Impact Report Download pdf file

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2023 Wildseeds Grantees

In Grantees by Esperanza Pallana

Los Angeles, CAAcross Our Kitchen TablesFood Worker-Entrepreneur Field Guide – to support the goal of centering …

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Decolonizing the Food System

In Story, Videos by Esperanza Pallana

On May 8, 2023, Shape Up SF and the SFDPH Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Team …

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Unapologetically Reclaiming The Land

In Story by Esperanza Pallana

By December 2022, I was itching to travel abroad and when I found out that my …

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Foodways and Wordways

In Story by Esperanza Pallana

“Peek through the husk,” my mom said, holding the fresh ear of corn. I recognized this …

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Narrative Power and Belonging

In Podcasts, Story by Esperanza Pallana

(L-R: Rubi Orozco Santos, Shaniece Alexander, Esperanza Pallana, Kelly Carlisle) Thanks to our collaboration with Castanea …

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Power of Participatory Grantmaking

In Podcasts, Story by Esperanza Pallana

Esperanza Pallana, Executive Director of the Food and Farm Communications Fund, recently joined Gwen Wurst, a Senior …