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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.

Douty Foundation releases $1.5 million in emergency funding amid COVID-19 crisis

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

This immediate deployment of resources represents more than 25 percent of the foundation's endowment to area nonprofits and immigrant & worker relief funds.

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.

Leeway Foundation announces $55,000 in Art and Change Grants

Leeway Foundation (mark)
Monday, October 7, 2019

The Leeway Foundation announced $55,000 in funding for 31 individual women, trans and gender nonconforming artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia, to support their work addressing a range of social change issues.

Leeway Foundation Awards Nine Philadelphia Artists with $15,000 Transformation Award

Friday, December 21, 2018

The Leeway Foundation announced $135,000 in grants to nine women and trans* artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia, acknowledging their commitment to art and social justice that impacts a larger audience or community.

More than 300 U.S. philanthropic leaders call for removal of citizenship question from 2020 census

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

More than 300 national, state and local philanthropies across 38 states and District of Columbia join in calling on the Trump administration to withdraw a citizenship question from the 2020 census.

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