GFW Receives a $3 Million Contribution for the "Now or Never" Fund from the Ford Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Global Fund for Women has received the largest single contribution to date - three million dollars - for the Now or Never Fund from the Ford Foundation. The Now or Never Fund allows the Global Fund for Women to swiftly respond to global crises confronting women as they defend reproductive rights, challenge religious extremism, and rebuild lives devastated by war.

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Global Fund for Women Returns to U.S. with Plan of Action for Latin America

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Global Fund for Women, the leading philanthropic foundation committed to supporting women's rights worldwide, met in Santiago, Chile to address the urgent problems facing women in Latin America and the Caribbean and made critical decisions about grantmaking vital to organizations in the region.

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Global Fund for Women Receives Three Wilmer Shields Rich Awards for Excellence in Communications

Recipients will be honored during the Council on Foundations' annual conference in San Diego, California

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Global Fund for Women today announced it received three awards in the 2005 Wilmer Shields Rich Awards Program. Sponsored by the Council on Foundations, the awards program recognizes effective communication efforts to increase public awareness of foundations and corporate giving programs across the country.

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Global Fund for Women Responds to Tsunami: Awards Over $50,000 Directly to Women's Organizations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – In a show of solidarity and support to the thousands of people who lost loved ones, livelihoods and security as a result of the tsunami, the Global Fund for Women has reached out to all the women's rights organizations it supports in the affected region and has moved swiftly to award grants to several of its grantees.

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Unlad-Kabayan Migrant Services Foundation Wins Changemakers Innovation Award


Mayan Villalba, a member of the Global Fund Board of Directors, is Executive Director of Unlad-Kabayan Migrant Services Foundation, one of the winners of The Changemakers Innovation Award. The Foundation won based on their ideas for creatively generating resources from a diversified citizen base.

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