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Unlocking Assets: Building Women’s Wealth Through Business Ownership

A new report produced by Asset Funders Network (ANF),  reveals that while data shows women-owned businesses are growing in number, the businesses are typically smaller in size and generate lower revenues and profits for their owners and employees.

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Address Racial Inequity at Foundations

“The question for people working in philanthropy is whether they are willing to move past the need for security and safeness and toward taking on racial equity more intentionally,” says President and CEO, Ana Oliveira.

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Radical Generosity Dinner

Save the date for our Radical Generosity Dinner on October 7th honoring Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama.

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New Research Identifies New York’s Hardest-to-Count Communities for 2020 Census

In part with our commitment to making New York City and the country a democracy that works for all, we are a proud funder in the New York State Census Equity Fund which is housed in the New York Community Trust. Read the new report issued by the Fund.

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If You’re Pregnant and Working, Know Your Rights

More than 40 years ago, Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act to protect pregnant women in the workplace. The law made it illegal for employers to consider pregnancy in decisions about hiring, firing and promotion. Yet decades after the passage of the act, pregnancy discrimination persists. Dina Bakst, co-director of A Better Balance, says that it is still a "widespread problem" and pregnancy discrimination claims have soared over the past two decades. Check out this Know Your Rights guide that Bakst consulted on so that you can be informed on what your accommodation rights are.

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Board Chair Emerita Abigail Disney Speaks Out Against Pay Inequity

At The New York Women’s Foundation, we are proud to stand with Abigail as she rightfully shines a light on inequality that continues to grow at the expense of those who are most

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Meet The New York Women’s Foundation

We advance economic, gender, and racial justice by boldly investing in community solutions and leaders.

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We signed the GUTC Pledge

As an inaugural GUTC Pledge signatory committed to improving the wellbeing of trans communities, we pledge to participate in trainings and professional development opportunities fo

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Focusing Investments in Emerging Movements and a Longstanding Commitment to Women’s Socioeconomic, Gender and Racial Justice, The New York Women’s Foundation Awards Over $11 Million to 175 Organizations

Read our latest 2018 grants release announcement!

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Radical Generosity Dinner

The New York Women’s Foundation is thrilled to celebrate its Radical Generosity Dinner on Monday, October 7th at The Essex House on Central Park South. We will be honoring widely acclaimed public interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative who will engage in illuminating discussion with veteran journalist Bill Moyers. We will be announcing an additional honoree shortly.

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