“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
Collective Future Fund Announces $3 Million In Mobilization Grants That Will Amplify Survivor-Led Movements in U.S. and Transnationally (NEW YORK) Today the Collective Future Fund announced its inaugural grantees, a dynamic group of women-of-color-led social justice organizations that are doubling down on their work to end sexual harassment and violence in 2020. The Fund is
The Collective Future Fund is excited to welcome Aleyamma Mathew as Executive Director. Since April 2019, she served as Interim Director of the Fund, bringing collaborative leadership and strategic systems-building to the start-up and planning phase. After completing this instrumental work, the founding partners named Aleyamma as permanent director, and are thrilled to have the benefit
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.
Women movement leaders and communities of color working to end systemic sexual harassment and violence will be resourced by an unprecedented philanthropic commitment.