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Now free to read – What difference will the merger make?

Alliance magazine 4 August 2014

First published 17 March 2014, by Alliance magazine. On 5 March, Global Fund for Women and the International Museum of Women (IMOW) merged, as reported in the Alliance blog. The merged organization will be called …

Funding in MENA: the perspectives of a women’s rights funder

1 Mama Cash 28 July 2014

Since the pro-democracy uprisings in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region several years ago, many donors have expressed interest in funding in this region. Deciding what, who and how to fund in this …

Ukrainian Women’s Fund – First step to success program

Ukrainian Women’s Fund 11 February 2014

In 2004, 16-year-old Oksana Kvitka came with her father to Kyiv from their home in Donetsk to witness the Orange Revolution of Ukraine. There she saw for the first time Kyiv-Mohyla Academy—the most prestigious university …

A strategy to advance social change philanthropy: strengthening the capacity of local women’s funds in wealthy economies

Linda To 8 January 2013

A wealthy economy does not necessarily indicate a commitment to social change philanthropy, and a developed economy does not always go hand in hand with a democratic political structure or an awareness about human rights. …

Promoting feminist philanthropy – experience of the Women’s Fund in Georgia

Mariam Gagoshashvili 30 November 2012

Georgia has a culture of giving to some extent, but it would be a stretch to call it ‘philanthropy’, since it mainly takes the form of charity, humanitarian relief and service provision to those in …