Thursday, December 18th, 2014
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is honored to welcome the Out Fund for Lesbian & Gay Liberation of the Funding Exchange to their home of LGBTQI funds.
Monday, March 11th, 2013
Both businesses and individuals have a wide variety of financial vehicles from which to choose for their charitable giving and donations. Two of the most common such vehicles are donor advised funds and public foundations.
Public foundations exist …
Monday, February 25th, 2013
Progressive philanthropy, put as simply as possible, is the act of promoting human wellbeing through social change. Progressive philanthropists attempt to improve people’s lives by providing them with the means to eliminate the conditions that adversely affect them. For example, …
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
The movement toward grassroots social justice efforts is just one of several benefits of the increased emphasis on interconnectivity in today’s society. Never before has a collective consciousness been so apparent than that which has been established in recent years …
Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
As I write this blog, the sun is streaming through the windows of my office, the sky is beautifully blue, and outside it is “room temperature”, as an old friend of mine used to say. Yet the beauty of the day is in dissonance with my perception of the world today. It is September 11, and I have found myself returning to a day, which started just as perfectly but ended very differently eleven years ago.
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
I'm not always sure that we've come a long way, but I hope that we've come far enough that the long-term strategy of race-baiting to win elections won't work as easily as it used to. As the Republican National Convention opens this week in Florida, we're coming off a week where the soon-to-be nominated candidate "joked" to a crowd that "no one's ever asked to see my...
Thursday, August 16th, 2012
Even though it's hot out and New York City is fairly empty, there's still a lot going on over here at the Funding Exchange -- but the flurry of activity may not be obvious, so I'm writing this blog to keep our allies, friends and supporters in the loop. There are big talks going on within Funding Exchange right now, as our board discusses what role we should take as an organization in the future...
Thursday, August 16th, 2012
Education repression is nothing new. It often walks arm-in-arm with political and economic exclusion along race, gender, or class lines. Funding Exchange is proud to support grassroots organizing work in Arizona that mobilizes the community against education repression.
Thursday, July 26th, 2012
Join Funding Exchange staff at the next Giveback tonight (July 26)! This month’s event will feature United We Dream and immigrant youth organizing and will be held at Lucky Chengs/Bamboo (map) in the Lower East Side, Manhattan.
Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
In 2010, the Supreme Court ruled, in Citizen’s United v. Federal Elections Commission (commonly referred to as Citizens United, and here as “CU”), that corporations and unions can spend money on electioneering – supporting candidates directly and asking people to vote for them. Citizens United, a tax-exempt 501 (c) (4) organization proposed airing negative videos about Hillary Clinton.