Shocking? Unbelievable? Outrageous? Sad? It’s hard to find the words to capture the feeling we all had watching the Capitol building of the United States of America breached for the first time since the War of 1812.
The Families and Workers Fund, a collaborative philanthropic effort designed to support and empower workers, families, and communities devastated by the health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19, is proud to announce a significant increase in new funding and grantmaking partners to advance its mission.
The Amalgamated Foundation announced its Fall 2020 docket of grants today, along with a second round of grants for the Frontline Workers Fund. These grants reflect the Foundation’s commitment to addressing issues of economic and racial justice through strategies that utilize integrated, democratize capital and new ownership models that build wealth for BIPOC communities. These are in addition to grants made earlier this year in partnership with the IRG Hub.
“A powerhouse coalition of wealthy individual donors, some of the nation’s largest private foundations, and prominent scholars on charitable giving Tuesday joined forces to urge Congress to adopt a set of tax proposals intended to speed up distributions from foundations and donor-advised funds.”
Read the full article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The IRG Hub and Amalgamated Foundation have teamed up to launch a docket of grants that will support the expansion of the sector’s capacities about new revenue generation models and distill their key lessons across the ecosystem.