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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.

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.

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.

Douty Foundation celebrates 50th anniversary, releases new funding guidelines

Thursday, August 1, 2019

As Douty Foundation begins its 51st year of grantmaking, they have released new funding guidelines that will increase their minimum grant size to $20,000 and up their annual payout to 10- to 15-percent.

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