NEW YORK and BRUSSELS: On June 27th, international advocacy organization Global Citizen and the European Commission (EC) hosted Global Goal: Unite for Our Future – The Summit and [...]
“An increasingly vocal network of charitable figures, lawmakers and others wants to pry that piggy bank open. The Patriotic Millionaires — a group of about 200 wealthy individuals, [...]
Wallace Global Fund stands against all forms of oppression and injustice. We condemn racism and white supremacy and recognize their long legacy in this country – including within our electoral [...]
Philanthropy News Digest spoke with Wallace Global Fund’s Ellen Dorsey about the fund’s decision-making process, the moral obligations of foundations in a time of crisis, and the [...]
Scott Wallace: How to trigger $200 billion in coronavirus aid at no cost to taxpayers? Tap foundations.
If Congress could pump $200 billion into the economy at this time of unprecedented crisis without using a dime of taxpayer money, what politician of any party could resist? The funding [...]
The coronavirus pandemic and a nearly stalled economy have prompted many foundations to make major changes in their grant making. Most visibly, at least 715 foundations have promised to provide [...]
Wallace Global Fund to Spend 20% This Year, Announces Poor People’s Campaign as 2020 Henry A. Wallace Award Recipient
WGF will spend 20% of its endowment in 2020 and will immediately award $1.2M in grants to organizations responding to social and economic crises caused by COVID-19.
“Now Is the Time for Philanthropy to Give More, Not Less” –Ellen Dorsey and Aaron Dorfman in The Chronicle of Philanthropy
In response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, Wallace Global Fund’s Executive Director Ellen Dorsey and Aaron Dorfman, CEO of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, called on [...]
Updated Report: All the People, All the Places: A Landscape of Opportunity for Rural and Small Town Civic Engagement
In response to increasing concern among funders and advocates about the widening divide between rural and urban America, WGF has released an updated version of the report, All the People, All the [...]