52 results found for: Foundation for National Progress

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: How 25 Big Grant Makers Are Responding to the Covid Crisis

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…

Investments

…ask our grantees to solve. As foundations, we are not just any ‘investor.’ We receive special treatment under US law to serve the public good. Therefore, our investments should not…

Making the Alignment Case for Philanthropy

According to the Council on Foundations–Commonfund Study of Investment of Endowments for Private and Community Foundations, Wallace Global Fund’s investment results have outperformed. Our decision to carve out a portion…

Wallace Global Fund Board Member, Johanna Dominguez, Speaks to Henry A. Wallace’s Tradition of Activism

Johanna Dominguez, a member of the Wallace Global Fund Board, spoke with a local Buffalo television news anchor about Henry A. Wallace’s legacy of social activism and progressive values. In…

Wallace Global Fund Fires President Trump’s Law Firm Over Conflict of Interest

…and concealment of the truth. The decision struck a powerful chord. The Fund receiving hundreds of supportive letters, along with coverage from POLITICO, Bloomberg Law, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Think Progress,…

Connecting Gender Justice & Impact Finance

…helping equip women’s movement partners with the capital and financial tools they need to build power and achieve progressive social change. Wallace Global Fund began using its investments as a…

WGF Grantees and Allies Launch Protect the Protest Taskforce

…their counsel. WGF is proud to support this new coalition dedicated to fighting back against SLAPPS. Coalition partners include Greenpeace, Earthrights International, 350.org, Center for Constitutional Rights, Public Citizen and…

Everjoice Win Named Executive Director of Shine Campaign

WGF grantee The Shine Campaign has announced international women’s rights and development leader, Everjoice Win, as their new Executive Director. “Shine’s focus on last-mile communities and emphasis on women and…

Sunrise Movement Organizer Adah Crandall: “Hey Adults, the Climate Movement Needs You”

…have. Crandall writes: “Despite our organizing, my generation has witnessed continued inaction on climate nationally and locally, with politicians and corporate interests continuing to support fracked gas, freeway expansions and…