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On January 19th, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to make their voices heard at New York City’s third annual Women’s March and its first-ever Women’s Unity Rally. In the spirit of unity, collaboration and The Foundation’s long history of building cross-cultural alliances, we will participate in both events.

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Figure Skating in Harlem helps young women of color see themselves on ice.

As an early funder of Figure Skating in Harlem, we are proud to see the growing success of their program, which provides young women of color with a space to build confidence, nurture academic success and use figure skating as a vehicle to understand themselves and the world around them.

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$2.25 Million Grant from CBS to support the Fund for the Me Too Movement and Allies

The grant will support The Foundation’s Fund for the Me Too Movement and Allies (The Fund), to ensure that the movement is sustained beyond news cycles and hashtags.

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CBS Picks 18 Recipients Of $20 Million Donation To Fight Against Workplace Sexual Harassment

Please read the joint statement from all of the organizations/initiatives announced as CBS grant recipients.

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Why Women and Girls

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Less than 7% of foundation funding in the United States goes to women and girls.

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1 in 4 women and girls are living in poverty in New York City.

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A New Path to Justice: Getting Women Off Rikers Island

This report, released by The New York Women’s Foundation in partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice, seeks to identify gender-informed strategies for getting NYC women dis

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Top 10 Funders of U.S. Trans Communities

The New York Women’s Foundation has been named as one of the top ten funders of U.S. Trans Communities by Grantmakers United for Trans Communities, an initiative of Funders for L

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The Justice Fund

At Philanthropy New York's "A New Paradigm for Justice: Centering Women and Families", The Foundation announced the launch of a 7-year initiative to help dismantle mass incarcerati

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The Fund for the MeToo Movement and Allies

In consultation with Tarana Burke, The Foundation has awarded a total of $840,000 in their first round of grants to support the Me Too movement.

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2019 Celebrating Women Breakfast

The Celebrating Women Breakfast celebrates the work of our grantee partners—women-led community organizations working to create an economically secure, safer future for all women and families in New York City. The Breakfast also honors women leaders who work to empower women and girls in New York City and the world. Past honorees have included Madeleine Albright, Queen Latifah, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Billie Jean King, Gloria Steinem, and Nobel Laureates Leymah Gbowee and Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai. Attended by 2,200 guests, the Breakfast raises $2 million, a significant portion of our $8 million in annual grantmaking.

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