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Foundation: Global Fund for Women

One of Pakistan's richest men is giving away his entire fortune to help the country's poor. Per the Daily Pakistan, 61-year-old Muhammad Aslam Khan is giving away his entire fortuneestimated to...more

We Are Changed By the People We Love, and Other Feminist News - Philanthropy Women
Foundation: Global Fund for Women, Rhode Island Foundation

Philanthropy narratives about women who give for gender equality are still marginalized. We share 5 top feminist giving news...more

Marin Community Foundation Hires Chief Philanthropy Officer
Foundation: Marin Community Foundation, Global Fund for Women

A Bay Area woman has been named the new chief philanthropy officer of the $3 billion Marin Community Foundation, the North Bay Business Journal reports. Janelle Cavanagh has been with the Global...more

Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies Will Install New CEO in April
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Headwaters Foundation for Justice, Marin Community Foundation, Global Fund for Women

Also, the former president of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice has joined the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and two...more

Corporate Philanthropy Reimagined: The Resilience Fund for Women in Global Value Chains ...
Foundation: Changemakers, Gap Foundation, Global Fund for Women

The emerging post-pandemic world demands both reflection and imagination. Changemakers in the private sector should consider this a...more

Embracing Feminism Can Change Philanthropy and Create a More Equitable World
Foundation: Global Fund for Women

Traditional philanthropic models are not equipped to address the increasing gender inequities exacerbated by the pandemic. The most recent...more

Ford Foundation Provides Initial Funding for Black Feminist Fund
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Global Fund for Women

... million to help launch a philanthropic organization led by Black feminists whose mission is to boost funding ... They also intend to approach Black women who are already leaders within...more

These social organisations are furthering the cause of women and girl child empowerment in India
Foundation: Global Fund for Women

Several civil society organisations have often taken the onus to help ... Founded by social entrepreneur Raashi Anand, Lakshyam works in the area...more

The Wise Fund presents Reunity™: The Pan-African Women's Philanthropy Network Summit, A ...
Foundation: Global Fund for Women

Black Philanthropy Month officially launched August 1st with the Black Giving and Beyond Summit followed by an African kickoff on August 4th &...more

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