Only 2% of philanthropic funding in the U.S. is targeted to women and girls of color.
The first of its kind in the United States, The Fund envisions a city that offers an opportunity for all girls and young women of color, inclusive of two-spirit, transgender and gender non-binary youth, to succeed economically and socially. It pools money to invest in non-profit efforts that promote the well-being and leadership of young women of color as change agents, and partners with communities and other allies to advance equity. The Fund’s goal is to shift philanthropic practices by increasing sustained investments for girls and young women of color and sharing knowledge on effective strategies and approaches.
The Fund has granted $10 million to 60 organizations to date.
The Fund supported 49 Grantee Partners in 2018.