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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. Philanthropy’s history of exclusionism demands a constant examination of the boundaries, which are many,” 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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City and State Pride Power 100

Ana Oliveira has been selected as one of City & State’s Pride 100 List for her many efforts on advancing equality and equity for the LGBTQ community.

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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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Celebrate Pride Month With Us!

It’s June and we’re celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots which occurred in New York City at the end of June 1969.

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Grantee Partner Spotlight

New Franchise Seeks to Develop Worker Housecleaning Co-ops Nationwide

Brightly was established as a cleaning cooperative by grantee partner Center for Family Life (CFL), a nonprofit social services organization in Brooklyn that incubates worker cooperatives. This is one of 21 worker co-ops that CFL has organized. She adds, “Eighty-seven percent of its co-op member-owners are immigrants; 85 percent are women. On average, members of these cooperatives earn over $18 an hour. They also share in annual profits, benefit from labor protections, and develop leadership skills.”

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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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