Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Int'l: Women's Philanthropy Outpaces the Pack

Recent charitable giving by funds focused on girls and women rose at a faster rate than that of overall foundations, according to a June 22 report by the Foundation Center and the Women's Funding Network.

The 55 women's funds in the report increased their giving by 24 percent between 2004 and 2006, compared to a nearly 15 percent rise in foundation giving overall in that same time period.

"Accelerating Change for Women and Girls" looks at giving patterns and trends among larger private and community foundations and funds that invest in organizations and programs led by women and focused on social change...

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