Women

New Workbook Encourages Women in Nonprofit Leadership to Reach Their Goals
March 8, 2018 at 12:55 pm

Today is a very important day. March 8 is International Women’s Day, and it commemorates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women all across the world. In light of International Women’s Day, DonorPerfect released “The Nonprofit Leadership Workbook for Women...

NPP P2P Power Session Spotlight: Susan G. Komen Greater NYC
October 11, 2017 at 12:15 pm

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While we all should be more cognizant of how breast cancer affects those who are diagnosed with it and their family and friends, it’s easy to get lost in our own daily lives...

How to Attract More Men to Your Mission
August 23, 2017 at 11:20 am

There isn’t a “more helpful” sex; both men and women help others. But the gender difference in the peer-to-peer realm is stark—women participate and fundraise at significantly higher levels than men do...

The New York Women’s Foundation Announces $2.4M in Grants to Address Needs of Women and Families in NYC
July 20, 2017 at 12:29 pm

The New York Women’s Foundation announced a total of $2.4 million in grants awarded to 37 organizations working to promote economic security and justice for women and families throughout New York City. Building on the foundation’s history of success, these investments show strategic growth and continue to strengthen their position as the premier women’s fund…

Learning to Bridge a Generation Gap in Philanthropy
July 19, 2017 at 11:39 am

A decade ago, shortly before their daughter, Caitlin Heising, started her freshman year at Brown University, Liz Simons, a former teacher, and her husband, Mark Heising, the founder of an investment firm, established the Heising-Simons Foundation, a family philanthropy focused initially on education, climate and the physical sciences. “I’ve always asked a lot of questions…

What Does a CEO Look Like? New Female 'Foundation 500' List Challenges Stereotypes
June 9, 2017 at 12:07 pm

From a Peruvian trout farm manager to the head of an Indonesian meatball company, a list of 500 women entrepreneurs in emerging markets was launched on Thursday to challenge the stereotype of a typical company boss and inspire women globally. The "Foundation 500" list features the portraits and careers of 500 female entrepreneurs in 11…

Trump Expansion of Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ Will Restrict $8.8B in US Aid
May 19, 2017 at 11:10 am

President Trump’s executive order to block U.S. aid to groups abroad that counsel or provide referrals about abortion went into effect Monday and will restrict nearly $9 billion in foreign health assistance. The rule, which has reproductive-rights advocates reeling, is significantly broader than similar bans in place intermittently since 1984. Those past actions were limited…