Here are notable new grant awards for the Covid-19 outbreak, compiled by the Chronicle. Collective Future Fund $2 million to its current grantees to address the specific needs of queer, trans, and cis women and girls of color, including indigenous and immigrant survivors of violence, during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the full piece here.
“The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting women and girls the hardest, especially those from low-income communities. A recent study in the U.K. finds that women were about one-third more likely than men to work in a sector that has been shut down, as they make up the bulk of retail and hospitality workers. In the face of gender
“As several states have issued stay-at-home mandates to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, concerns have arisen about the safety of women and girls. According to the Collective Future Fund, violence against women and girls of color and those in the LGBTQ, Indigenous and immigrant communities increases during a crisis. To combat the harrowing reality some
COVID-19 is exposing long-standing disparities and inequities created by unjust policies and systems that have left communities vulnerable, in spite of powerful mobilizations by grassroots movements. Millions of people who work in essential care and service industries including homecare workers and house cleaners, restaurant, grocery, and delivery workers, and health and child care providers, are
“The Collective Future Fund, a pooled fund from grant makers including the Ford, NoVo, Open Society, and Schusterman foundations announced its first round of grantees in a five-year, $20 million commitment to support efforts to end violence against women. The announcement comes as the United Nations plans a flurry of events in the coming months
A new Fund was launched with $20 million initial commitments by 11 U.S. funders, aiming to end workplace sexual harassment. It is temporarily named The Collaborative Fund for Women’s Safety and Dignity. Workplace sexual harassment gained worldwide attention thanks to the #MeToo movement, which was founded by Tarana Burke in 1997 and has grown exponentially over the last two
In an unusual team effort to broaden the #MeToo movement, a group of prominent U.S. foundations is launching a new fund aimed at combating sexual violence and harassment in the workplace.