Chet Tchozewsi

Intuition and Grantmaking

In this conversation with Michael Lerner, Chet describes the critical role intuition plays if you want to distribute small grants to thousands of grassroots organizations in over one hundred countries.

Intuition, Grantmaking


Chet Tchozewski

Chet is the founder and executive director of the Global Greengrants Fund, an international environmental foundation that makes small grants to grassroots environmental groups in developing nations around the globe. Since 1993, Greengrants has made in excess of 3,000 grants, in more than 100 countries, totaling about $10 million.

He was awarded the prestigious Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Philanthropy by the Council on Foundation, an award that honors grantmakers who “possess a combination of vision, principle and personal commitment to making a difference in a creative way through grantmaking.”