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 [...]
Wallace Global Fund Executive Director Ellen Dorsey penned an op-ed in The Chronicle of Philanthropy about how philanthropy must react to the climate crisis. In it, she challenges foundations to [...]
Wallace Global Fund Executive Director Ellen Dorsey was quoted in the Financial Times in a piece about new campaigns to stop the financing of fossil fuel projects. “‘You are going to [...]
The Wallace Global Fund today announced that Kindred Motes will join the foundation as Senior Officer, Communications and Strategic Engagement. In this new role, Motes will lead all global media, [...]