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March 27, 2020

“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 […]
March 7, 2020

Youth Climate Activism

March 5, 2020
Leaders Igniting Transformation event in Wisconsin. Credit: Claudio Martinez

Pro-democracy Movement

March 4, 2020

The Right To Water

March 3, 2020

Women, Climate & Energy Access

There are over 900 million people worldwide who still lack access to electricity or other modern forms of energy. For the first time in nearly a […]
March 2, 2020


For decades it has been clear that multinational food and agrochemical companies are rapidly consolidating control over international food systems and supply chains, to the detriment […]
March 1, 2020

“Philanthropy Must Declare A Climate Emergency” -Ellen Dorsey in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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 […]
March 1, 2020


February 21, 2020

Climate Campaigners Turn Their Fire on the Financial World: Ellen Dorsey Quoted in FT

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 […]
February 20, 2020

Investing in Energy Access & Energy Justice

Investing in climate solutions epitomizes Wallace Global Fund’s intersectional and multi-strategy approach. We believe that philanthropy has a unique opportunity to not only generate financial value […]
February 20, 2020

Connecting Gender Justice & Impact Finance

Advancing women’s rights and gender justice is one of Wallace Global Fund’s central goals, which we promote through our grantmaking and our investments. While a growing […]
February 20, 2020

Leading Philanthropy to Divest from Fossil Fuels

“If you own fossil fuels, you own climate change.” That was the realization that led the Wallace Global Fund to help launch the nascent student-led movement […]