This collection of research studies commissioned by the Florida Women's Funding Alliance, an Affinity Group of FPN, and conducted by the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center have uncovered significant rates of violence and victimization among certain segments of girls in their communities, particularly girls of color and those identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or unsure.
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Explore the full cycle of women-led solutions in philanthropy, from engaging and empowering women donors to making meaningful impact in your community.
Women’s Funding Network’s international women and girls’ rights conference will bring together funders of gender equity from around the world.
Native Voices Rising is a joint research and re-granting project of Native Americans in Philanthropy and Common Counsel Foundation. This report focuses on the practices and challenges of community organizing and advocacy, focusing on the need for increased investment in and sustained support for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.
Over the last few years, we have seen several cultural moments, such as #MeToo and the response to police violence, take place that have raised social justice struggles to the national platform. These unique cultural moments have opened up new and earnest conversations about the type of country we want to become and addressed issues that have been mostly ignored.
In the next 25 years, one in five Americans will be Asian American or Pacific Islander. AAPIs are the largest segment of new immigrants coming to the United States. More and more are coming out as LGBTQ, yet philanthropy struggles to address the emerging needs of this fast growing community with myriad needs and unique assets. LGBTQ AAPI communities received less than $1.2 million in funding in 2016, and has never received more than $2 million annually.
This publication explores the practice of Giving While Living as exemplified by the founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies Chuck Feeney. This report includes profiles of Mr. Feeney and 10 other philanthropists who are giving generously during their lifetimes, explains the most-cited motivating factors for Giving While Living, and lays out a range of ways to set up and execute a Giving While Living program. This publication addresses some key steps for donors considering Giving While Living.
In November, elections around the country provided us with some of our first insights into how voters are responding after a year of political polarization and deep divisions.