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Women’s work is, and always has been, “essential” work. It’s time to value it.

Gender Justice_Photo by Josh Howard on Unsplash
Friday, May 8, 2020

With the deep and ever-widening economic inequities exposed by the COVID-19 crisis, it's time we come together to invest in strategies and policies that decrease and eventually eliminate the gender and racial wealth gap.

Statement: Including Immigrants and Refugees In Our Response to COVID-19

Immigrant Community courtesy Fels Fund
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The Douty, Fels and Scattergood Foundations invite their fellow funders to sign-on to this statement committing to actions supporting our immigrant and refugee communities during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia School announces $5M gift for laptops to get students online

The Fund for the SDP
Friday, March 27, 2020

The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia announced a $5 million contribution from Aileen and Brian Roberts, and their family, to give laptops to Philadelphia students so they can begin learning from home by mid-April.

A Call for Unprecedented Unity in Unprecedented Times

All in This Together
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The unprecedented times we're experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 crisis will require equally unprecedented, collective acts of unity and trust-based flexibility between funders, nonprofits, and the broader community. 

Justice, not charity: Liz Dozier thinks philanthropy should be rooted in equity and solidarity

Liz Dozier
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Liz Dozier of Chicago Beyond has a few ideas about how we can do philanthropy more equitably, including showing up in solidarity rather than rooted in bias, compliance metrics or inauthentic things.

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