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Nicky McIntyre

Conference reports 1 Nicky McIntyre 5 June 2017

Shifting the (funding) power to sex workers – my years at Mama Cash

It’s my last day today as the Executive Director of Foundation Mama Cash and I’m at the European Foundation Centre’s conference in Warsaw, huddled with my colleague in a drafty corner of a hotel lobby …

Conference reports 2 Nicky McIntyre 22 May 2015

Top Five Comments Overheard at EFC 2015 AGA

1. During the 2010 Haiti earthquake relief efforts, less than 1% of funding raised went directly to local Haitian organisations. 2. The deep connections and local knowledge that community funds have mean that, in times …

Conference reports Nicky McIntyre 21 May 2015

New conversations: grantees in the driver’s seat

On the first day of the EFC 2015 AGA I’ve heard more and more funders in different contexts say we need to listen to those who are the most affected by injustice and inequality because …

News Nicky McIntyre 19 June 2013

Alliance magazine: Celebrating the impact of women’s rights movements over 30 years

‘What kind of impact can you have by funding small organizations led by marginalized women, girls and trans people globally?’ As they celebrate their 30th anniversary this year, Mama Cash reflects on the achievements of …

Opinion Nicky McIntyre 18 June 2013

Celebrating the impact of women’s rights movements over 30 years

What kind of impact can you have by funding small organizations led by marginalized women, girls and trans people globally? This is a question we are often asked at Mama Cash. Given that we see …

Letter Nicky McIntyre 1 September 2012

Expanding the gender conversation

Thank you, Françoise, for opening up the ‘gender conversation’. At Mama Cash we agree with many of the points you make: gender analysis is not only about girls and women, and we need to be …