Facilitating Rapid-Responses for the Power of Self-Determination

Possibility Labs’ mission is to support the economic approaches that help marginalized communities build viable livelihoods with dignity.…

An Open Letter: Navigating Change and Embracing Possibility

This an an Open Letter from the Possibility Labs team on reaching our three-year anniversary as newcomers. It’s been a rollercoaster to say…

Community Ownership: How Reimagined Economic Development Can Build a More Equitable Future

What is community ownership, and how can investing in it help bolster local communities and create a more equitable future? From…

From #GivingTuesday to #BuildingCommunityPower

Every dollar from #GivingTuesday goes a long way for savvy social changemakers on the ground, but the bigger need that centers movements is…

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The Possibility Logs Vol. 1: Our Journey Since Launch

Introducing the Possibility Logs—our quarterly report that is inspired by the record-keeping logs used by lab scientists and sea captains…

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Co-Creation is About Community, Connection, and the Cosmos

In just a couple of weeks, we’ll be releasing our inaugural Possibility Logs, an annual-report-style reflection on our first two years.…

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An Evolving Lexicon for Co-Creating a Just Economy

In just a couple of weeks, we’ll be releasing our inaugural Possibility Logs, an annual-report-style reflection on our first two years.…

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Engaging with Empathy, Equity and Effectiveness

In just a couple of weeks, we’ll be releasing our inaugural Possibility Logs, an annual-report-style reflection on our first two years.…

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Building Power, Building Wealth: The Value of Community-Driven Models

Our greatest barrier is the scarcity of money. Or so we have been told. Charitable giving had a record-breaking year in 2020 at $471.44…

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Bringing Community Power to the Mostly Hidden World of Donor-Advised Funds

Lem White wants to “blow up” the donor-advised fund model. Also known as DAFs, these are accounts created at a sponsor entity that allow…

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Supporting BIPOC Communities Requires Investing in BIPOC Leaders

A new economy is slowly emerging, one where historically marginalized communities have self-determination and where we can build…

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From Elon Musk and crypto cashouts, more capital flows in than flows out of donor-advised funds

One may have gotten Elon Musk’s $5.7 billion gift of Tesla stock. Others have received hundreds of millions in crypto currency from the…