FORBES: Gender Justice Funders Lead The Way In Providing Flexible Funding

“Funding for non-profits has traditionally been restrictive – only 20% of funding in the U.S. is not designated for specific activities. Grant funders often have only one funding cycle per year, and take at least a few months to process funding applications. With the disruption coming from the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of civil society organisations find themselves cut off from existing funding, while meeting with increased demand for services from vulnerable groups. A group of philanthropic funders, rooted in feminist funding principles including flexibility and self-determination, are leading the way in providing flexible for their grantees during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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