After a challenging year that was primarily focused on emergency response, we are looking forward to having time and space to incorporate all of the lessons we learned to build an even stronger and more effective GoPhil. Strengthening efforts to #ShiftThePower to partners and communities and ‘walk the talk’ in terms of supporting community-based philanthropy remains a key priority for GoPhil’s vision. To this end, we created our first-ever Advisory Panel of community leaders from partner programs to ensure that we are giving voice and agency to partners and creating space for them to influence GoPhil’s strategy, processes, and plans.
We are also excited to explore new ways in which to diversify our donor base and to create opportunities to engage existing donors more deeply in our work. Once it is deemed safe – and ethical – to travel again, we plan to reimagine how trips and visits to partners can support GoPhil’s vision to create a global community working to create a more just and equitable world.
All that was accomplished this past year was achieved by not just one person or one entity but by the common bond of working together to create a more just and equitable world. We are beyond grateful for the support of the GoPhil Board of Directors and an ever-growing GoPhil Community for your open hearts and your own resilience and flexibility during these challenging times. We look forward to the new opportunities, new challenges, and bold, new dreams 2021 will bring, and we are proud to face these together.