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Investing in Women to Change the World Linked Foundation

In 2005, Dorothy Largay received a monetary windfall and asked herself how she could use the funds in the most […more…]

Empowering Women from All Generations  The Annenberg Foundation

One of the largest and most impactful private foundations in the United States, the Annenberg Foundation, has led the charge […more…]

Elevating Board Candidates to Diversify the Boardroom illumyn

When it comes to pushing for more equal representation of women and other underrepresented groups in top leadership positions, your […more…]

Lifting Up Women 4 the Future Women Connect4Good

For Dr. Nancy O’Reilly, the mission of Women Connect4Good is intensely personal. Growing up, she felt that life looked easier […more…]

Changing Philanthropy’s Narrative Through Community Involvement Philanthropy Together

Philanthropy Together is a global nonprofit initiative that has reached hundreds of thousands of individuals through its work to diversify […more…]

Championing Lesbian and Queer Women’s Stories and Culture  The Curve Foundation

“Lesbian” may be the first word in the LGBTQ+ acronym, but The Curve Foundation founders Franco Stevens and Jen Rainin […more…]

The Annie E. Casey Foundation: Overcoming the Barriers to Success The Annie E. Casey Foundation

An Atlanta native, Lisa M. Hamilton hails from the heart of America’s civil rights movement. Her father was a criminal […more…]

Guiding Liberated Futures Grantmakers for Girls of Color

“I’ve been committed to girls of color since I was one.” Dr. Monique Couvson, president and CEO of Grantmakers for […more…]

An Innovator Inspiring More Giving: Jennifer Risher #HalfmyDAF

They say a heart-driven approach to leadership can change the world. If this is true, Jennifer Risher is on her […more…]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Grassroots and Grasstops Even among nonprofit giants, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a behemoth. With an $8.6 billion […more…]

Bringing About an Era of Radical Generosity The New York Women’s Foundation

Did you know that the word “radical” comes from the Latin word for roots? “Radical means going to the roots, […more…]

Creating a Stronger Los Angeles California Community Foundation

While he was raised in Southeast Los Angeles County by Mexican immigrant parents, Miguel Santana’s life was mostly driven by […more…]

Sex Workers and Survivors Working Together New Moon Network

For decades, feminists have debated over whether sex work is a viable profession or inherently exploitative. The result of this […more…]

Shifting Power to Gender Justice Movements Global Fund for Women

What happens when you’ve succeeded with your mission of seeding women-led grassroots organizations for over 30 years, and helped create […more…]

A Gender Equality Collective Tackles the Hierarchy of Patriarchy Global Center for Gender Equality

People don’t always agree on what feminism, equality, or system change is or looks like. But what can be agreed […more…]

Collaborating with Communities,  Catalyzing Movements Global Greengrants Fund

The water was rising: On the western coast of Bangladesh in the early 2000s, communities deep in the Sundarbans mangrove […more…]

Taking Bold Risks and Championing Leadership Women Moving Millions

We had just finished distributing the first edition of The Giving List – Bay Area when I received a call […more…]

An Entrepreneurial Approach to Growing Women’s Philanthropy Women’s Philanthropy Institute

Jeannie Infante Sager, director of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) situated within the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, […more…]