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 [...]
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 [...]