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Gender philanthropy

Listening for radically different funding realities and environmental justice

Tariro Tandi 22 May 2022

This year’s Commission of the Status of Women (CSW)’s theme was ‘Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and …


Call to funders: Support democracy by investing $6bn in feminist movements

Alliance magazine 7 May 2022

A new report from Shake the Table and The Bridgespan Group has highlighted the untapped potential of feminist movements, calling them ‘powerhouses for social change’. To support these movements, the report’s authors call on philanthropy …


Funding programme will support feminist, community activists in Latin America

Alliance magazine 5 May 2022

Community, feminist, and transgender-led NGOs based in Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru, working to respond to risks and challenges of socio-environmental conflicts are eligible for grants of up to $8,000 in a new funding …

‘Here we are, we got it, let’s go’: Speaking with Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO Nicole Taylor

Elika Roohi 26 April 2022 For Subscribers

When Nicole Taylor assumed the role of Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO in 2018, it was following a scandal about the organisation’s toxic working environment and a tough rebuilding job was in front of her. …

Imagining a world where we trust young feminists

Purity Kagwiria and Juliana Vélez Uribe 24 April 2022

When we think about the ways that philanthropy has worked historically, what we’ve heard from and shared with young activists during the Pro-action Cafe (a community space for open conversations about the practice of resourcing …

Funding a movement-led approach to end gender violence in Perú

Chrissy Cattle, Rebecca Hanshaw and Fabiola Quesada-Andrade 19 April 2022 For Subscribers

How do you make a difference on the other side of the world? In 2021, the Old Dart Foundation (ODF) embarked on a bold new partnership with Global Fund for Women, investing in a movement-led …

Green energy economy for gender equity

Deepali Khanna 30 March 2022

Covid-19 has raised new barriers to building inclusive and prosperous economies and societies. The Global Gender Gap Report 2021 estimates that it may take 136 years to achieve gender parity, with overall income disparities still …

$1bn Gender Fund will transform systems to be more just, inclusive

Alliance magazine 26 March 2022

Co-Impact has launched the Gender Fund – a $1 billion fund aimed at advancing gender equity and women’s leadership across the world. The Gender Fund is the second fund the organization has launched, after its …

CSWAfrica: There is no climate solution without Global South women

Aarti Narsee 24 March 2022

Women land, environmental, and Indigenous defenders are on the frontline in tackling the climate crisis and calling out the failure of governments to take adequate action – but they face repression aimed at silencing them. …

Business of Philanthropy: Haifa Fahoum Al Kaylani

Alliance magazine 20 March 2022

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge speaks with Haifa Fahoum Al Kaylani, President and …