News and updates
03/27/18: We are glad to announce a grant for Build Africa in support of 3,653 children and families living in poverty in Nakuru county, Kenya. Our grant will help provide water and sanitation facilities for children in eight schools in the Eburru and Gitare areas.
8/15/2017: We are pleased to announce our support for the Zelig-Banys Foundation. This grant will provide self-defense scholarships for low-income women in our community who have experienced violence or trauma. Great work, Danny and team!
02/19/2016: We are glad to announce a grant to Centre for Civil Society, a New Delhi-based think tank which advances social change through public policy. CCS' work in education, livelihood, and policy training promotes choice and accountability across private and public sectors.
11/07/2015: We are delighted to announce our support of Endeavor Emprendedora, a collection of stories from inspirational female entrepreneurs from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay.
07/31/2015: We are glad to announce our support for the Bridges for Women Society, an innovative agency which develops employment training and support programs for women impacted by violence or abuse, to reclaim their lives and and build economic stability.
11/30/2014: We are pleased to declare our support of Women for Afghan Women, a women's human rights organization based in New York and Kabul, Afghanistan. WAW was founded in April 2001, six months before 9/11, and since then has advocated for the rights of Afghan women and built programming to secure, protect and advance women's human rights in Afghanistan.
09/18/2014: We are delighted to announce our second grant to Apne Aap Women Worldwide, a grassroots movement to end sex trafficking of women and children. In founder Ruchira Gupta's words, Apne Aap "was founded by 22 women from Mumbai's red light district, with the vision of a world where no woman could be bought or sold." Gupta is the 2009 recipient of the Clinton Global Citizen Award.
05/04/2014: We are pleased to report our very first grant to Udbhas, Kolkata, India. Founded in 1988, Udbhas is a registered voluntary welfare organization which works to improve the socio-economic condition of underprivileged children, irrespective of caste, creed or religion, by promoting literacy and self-reliance.