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Grantmaking Principles

At The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation, we believe effective and impactful grantmaking:

Strives toward greater equity and inclusion

for all New Yorkers

Sets clear expectations for the work and anticipated outcomes

Builds & sustains strong relationships between the foundation and our grantees

Emphasizes opportunities to learn from and with grantees and others in the field

Is accountable to our community of stakeholders

Is guided by well-defined strategies & priorities

Is grounded in a deep understanding of the issues

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