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Celebrating Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, we pay tribute to an exceptional group of women whose remarkable contributions have left an inerasable mark in their respective fields, championing justice, equity, and empowerment.
The Foundation receives grant from MetLife Foundation’s Accelerating Commitment to Equity Innovation Fund
The New York Women's Foundation received one of 24 grants awarded to non-profit organizations from communities across the United States through the MetLife Foundation’s Accelerating Commitment to Equity Innovation Fund.
The Fund for Me Too and Building a Movement: Creating a Funder-Activist relationship with me too International
The New York Women’s Foundation was an early supporter of Tarana Burke’s me too Interntional as part of The Fund for the MeToo Movement and Allies (The Fund). Focused on creating spaces for healing and advocacy, The Fund was a trust-based philanthropic approach that engaged organizations across the U.S. to uplift survivor voices.
Camille Emeagwali Recognized in City & State’s Responsible 100 Awards List
The Foundation congratulates Senior Vice President of Programs & Strategic Learning Camille Emeagwali for her inclusion on City & State New York’s Responsible 100 Awards List honoring New Yorkers Invested in Improving Our Communities.
Victory – New York Adopts Clean Slate Act
Today, after years of organizing by formerly incarcerated people and families, the Clean Slate Act has been signed into law by New York's Governor, Kathy Hochul. After implementation, millions of New York families will finally have the opportunity to thrive as old records begin to seal.
The New York Women’s Foundation’s Annual Neighborhood Dinner honors the changemakers of Queens
The New York Women's Foundation’s 2023 Annual Neighborhood Dinner celebrates the spectacular diversity of Queens by honoring exceptional women whose courage and leadership have transformed their Queens communities for women and families.
From Local to Global: A Fight for Equal Pay
From New York City to Iceland and across the world, the fight for equal pay continues. We are acting in solidarity with women and gender-expansive people to create a world where all people receive fair and equal pay.
Celebrating Community at Jongga Kimchi Blast
Despite the rain, the crowd was full of smiles at the Jongga Kimchi Blast this past weekend. The festival brought together 300 participants who gathered shoulder-to-shoulder while mixing seasoning with napa cabbage to make their own kimchi.
The Foundation convenes at Change Unity Summit 2023
The New York Women's Foundation recently joined one of the largest convenings in philanthropy at the 2023 Unity Summit to deepen connections that will advance equity with an intersectional lens.