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3 takeaways from Melinda French Gates and MacKenzie Scott teaming up to fund women’s and girls’ causes funding

Aug. 12, 2021 1:21 pm

3 takeaways from Melinda French Gates and MacKenzie Scott teaming up to fund women’s and girls’ causes

The joint funding is notable, in part, because only 1.6% of philanthropic dollars in America support women’s and girls’ organizations, according to guest columnists Jacqueline Ackerman and Tessa Skidmore.
Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding funding

May 12, 2021 8:31 am

Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding

“There are several unique things about this new Fund. The first is that it is available to groups which are not yet incorporated as formal nonprofits," says Farrah Parkes of the Gender Justice Fund.
Giving while female: Women are more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means purpose

Mar. 23, 2021 12:21 pm

Giving while female: Women are more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means

Women also show a greater preference for collective giving and other collaborative charitable efforts than men. Most people who take part in giving circles are women, say guest columnists Tara Skidmore and Charles Sellen.
How can more women actively invest their wealth? Join this live podcast recording purpose

Nov. 11, 2020 8:00 am

How can more women actively invest their wealth? Join this live podcast recording

Generocity's sister site Technical.ly is hosting a live virtual recording of its investor education podcast Off the Sidelines featuring three leading women investors.
In the world of venture funding, women receive just 7% of the pie. We can do better funding

Sep. 30, 2020 8:14 am

In the world of venture funding, women receive just 7% of the pie. We can do better

Guest columnist Cat Berman, the CEO and cofounder of the impact investment platform CNote, writes about why we need to revisit risk measurement and the lending process.
At Philly Tech Week, the example of a global nonprofit leveraging tech and human connection to eradicate poverty purpose

Sep. 23, 2020 8:30 am

At Philly Tech Week, the example of a global nonprofit leveraging tech and human connection to eradicate poverty

CARE’s community-based financial solutions drive social equity and gender justice.
New Century Trust is renamed the Gender Justice Fund, launches new website purpose

Aug. 10, 2020 10:00 am

New Century Trust is renamed the Gender Justice Fund, launches new website

Gender Justice Fund will focus on eradicating all forms of gender-based oppression through trust-based philanthropy, systems change, culture change, and movement building. 
Farrah Parkes: ‘I have always wanted my work to be about making a difference’ people

May 20, 2019 8:30 am

Farrah Parkes: ‘I have always wanted my work to be about making a difference’

The new executive director of New Century Trust says that the private foundation's focus on gender justice is a perfect fit.
Is there a disconnect between impact investing and gender lens investing? It’s complicated funding

Mar. 30, 2017 10:47 am

Is there a disconnect between impact investing and gender lens investing? It’s complicated

“We don’t really invest with a gender lens, and I personally don’t, but I have invested in a lot of companies that are led by women,” said Investors’ Circle President Annarie Lyles.

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