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Rosa Bransky

Analysis Annemarieke Murthi and Rosa Bransky 10 May 2023

Moving money to girls

Since the very first days of Purposeful, we have known that to build power with girls and their allies is to move resources directly to them. For what is a discussion of power without a …

Opinion Jen Bokoff and Rosa Bransky 25 August 2022

Solidarity in action: The power of moving money through collective strategies

As the crisis in Ukraine has unfolded, the Disability Rights Fund (DRF) and Purposeful came together quickly to move resources to organisations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) with a focus on young disabled activists and …

Opinion Rosa Bransky 28 November 2020

Towards a new kind of funding partnership

In the wholly uncertain context of 2020, the funding landscape for many has been turned on its head, forcing us to reevaluate our objectives, our methods, our relationships and our structures. The pandemic, and related …

Practical advice Rosa Bransky 20 November 2020

Lessons for successful feminist funding partnerships

While the Global Resilience Fund has been an experiment in rapidly resourcing feminist activists in responsive and participatory ways, it has also been an exercise in collaboration. The process of engaging a diverse group of …

Opinion 2 Rosa Bransky 11 November 2020

Making the funding process accessible: Global Resilience Fund reflects

So often in philanthropic practice values of solidarity, reciprocity and power sharing are pitted against notions of efficiency and scale. The Global Resilience Fund is an example to the sector of what we have always …

Opinion Rosa Bransky 31 October 2020

Global Resilience Fund models inclusive partnerships, rapid responses

Part One: Taking a Collective Approach to Resourcing Responses to the Covid-19 Crisis Covid-19, like any other crisis, is exposing and exacerbating all of the existing systemic oppression and violence that positions girls and young …