Social impact professionals are stressed out. Here’s how funders can help.

Future of Good spoke to and Malala Fund to learn about the funder-fundee relationship, and how it impacts workers’ mental health

Why It Matters

The challenges of the pandemic are threatening the well-being of workers in the social impact sector — just when communities need them the most. Funders and grantees say to prevent a burnout crisis across the sector, building trust between them is more important than ever.

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