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

Gender Equality Restores a Family

Mutinta Chiseko | April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018|

Last week was World Health Day, a global day of awareness established by the World Health Organization. This year's theme, #HealthforAll, calls on people around the world Read More

Deep Listening Across the Gender Line

Michele & Tim Breene | March 15, 2018
March 15, 2018|

Michele Breene is an executive coach for leaders in ministries, non-profits, foundations, and Fortune 500 companies in the US, UK and around the world. She also writes Read More


Job Postings: Our Partner Organizations are Hiring

January 11, 2019
January 11, 2019|

Some of our partner organizations are hiring!  Please pass along these opportunities to anyone you think may be a good fit. Read More

Monday, December 10th is International Human Rights Day!

December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018|

Today is the International Day of Human Rights and the last day of the 16 days of Activism to End Gender Violence campaign. The International Day Read More

Monday, December 3rd is World Disabilities Day!

December 3, 2018
December 3, 2018|

December 3rd is World Disabilities Day and marks the half-way point in the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Violence campaign! This year’s theme is Read More

Saturday, December 1st is World AIDS Day!

December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018|

Today is World AIDS Day and the 7th day of the 16 days of activism campaign. The theme for this year’s World AIDS Day is “Know Read More

Thursday, November 29th is International Women Human Rights Defenders Day!

November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018|

Today is the day we celebrate YOU- women, girls, activists, program implementors, and fellow supporters- in the 16 Days of Activism campaign! November 29th is International Read More

Passionate about racial equity? 2019 Atlantic Fellows Application Process O...

November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018|

South Africa and the United States are connected by a shared history of power structures exploiting people based on their race, gender, class and ability. Over Read More

16 Days of Activism to End Gender Violence is Underway!

November 26, 2018
November 26, 2018|

The 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Violence is underway! Below are some key facts and information about the campaign including its history, significance, and Read More