Igniting the Power of Collective Action

Courtenay Cabot Venton | May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019|

Real sustainable change takes collaboration and a willingness to learn from one another about what is and is not working for communities. This year, we decided to Read More

Happy International Women’s Day! And Still She Rises

Emily Nielsen Jones and Rev. Domnic Misolo | March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019|

Dear friends, all of us at the Imago Dei Fund wish you a happy International Women’s Day! The theme for International Women's Day 2019 is one which Read More

End of Year Reflection 2018 from IDF

December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018|

Dear IDF Friends & Partners, As we wind down 2018, we have much to be grateful for as we look back on our year. As you may have noticed, this was a year of growth for us - we expanded our team to eleven! One thing that we have committed ourselves to is to continue to learn and grow together as a team and with you, our friends and partners. We just finished reading and discussing the topic of dignity after reading an important article called Dignity and Development put out by Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace. Dignity is something most Read More

A Salute to Jewish Philanthropy – A Tree of Life Quietly and Faithful...

Emily Nielsen Jones | November 20, 2018
November 20, 2018|

The fatal shooting that claimed the lives of eleven members of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago has left so many in Read More

Humanity: The Quality of Being Humane; Kindness, Benevolence

Lisa R. Jackson, Ph.D. | October 4, 2018
October 4, 2018|

This summer I traveled for the first time to three countries in East Africa: Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania/Zanzibar.  The trip was moving, complicated, and beautiful.  Moving in that Read More

How Gender Equity and Reconciliation Can Change the World

Kiersten Marek | June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018|

In the wake of #metoo, we are so grateful for the voice and work of so many partners and friends like Kiersten Marek, Founder of Philanthropy Women, Read More

Using our Voice to Speak Up at Critical Times

Jenny Yang, Vice President of Advocacy and Policy | May 30, 2018
May 30, 2018|

We are so grateful for the work of organizations like World Relief who are leading with values and love standing by and for and with refugees and Read More


Educate! Selected as One of 20 Innovative Youth Solutions for the UN’s Ge...

May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019|

Educate! was selected as one of 20 innovative youth solutions for the UN’s Generation Unlimited. They were featured for their work to equip young people in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda with the skills to succeed in today’s economy. Read More

Building Tomorrow Has Enrolled 51,941 Out-of-School Children in Uganda sinc...

May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019|

Building Tomorrow recently announced that they have enrolled 51,941 out-of-school children in Uganda since 2014. To put it in perspective, they’ve enrolled an out-of-school child every 50 minutes since August 2014! Read More

How Mentoring Girls Will Change the World – a TEDx Talk by Jana Hardy...

May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019|

How can we help young women in Africa turn into leaders? In this emotional talk Executive Director Jana Hardy Kinsey shares how mentors can empower girls to become confident, resilient, inspiring leaders, and how those leaders are changing the world for the better. Read More

Nest Unveils State of the Handworker Economy Report

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019|

Nest unveils their first State of the Handworker Economy Report, an immense report housing troves of descriptive data on artisan small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and home-based workers engaged in craft work. The report was generously funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and includes a forward by Verna Eggleston as well as contributions from the Council for Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), West Elm, Etsy, GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group), Save the Children Germany, and Eco-age Co-founder, Livia Firth. Read More

Girl Rising Debuts a New Film Clip about Refugee Girls

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019|

This International Women’s Day, Girl Rising, the non-profit behind the global campaign for girls’ education and empowerment, debuts a powerful new film titled Brave Girl Rising Read More

Don’t Let a Period Stop Her – ZanAfrica

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019|

BIG NEWS: In celebration of #IWD2019 on March 8th, we're launching a week-long campaign "Don't Let A Period Stop Her"! Starting TODAY - March 11th, we Read More

Female Empowerment Events in Boston to observe Women’s History Month R...

March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019|

Looking for a fun way to engage in Women's History Month, connect with others and get out in the city? Check out some of these awesome Read More