Why Care About Care?

AFN and EOF have released a new brief, webinar and video designed to deepen funder’s understanding of the intersectional/intergenerational issues related to the care economy and lift up key public policies while providing innovative strategies and opportunities for greater funder collaboration to build an equitable care infrastructure.

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Member Q&A with Nomzana Augustin, WES Mariam Assefa Fund

Nomzana Augustin, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships Manager, World Education Services (WES) Mariam Assefa Fund  “In our work to improve economic opportunity for immigrants and refugees, a bigger barrier is long-term systemic racism and discrimination, which greatly affects immigrants and communities of color. This leads to xenophobia and exacerbates employment barriers. We’re trying to shine a…

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EOF Event Eligibility

EOF programs are open to EOF members; staff and trustees of grantmaking foundations; philanthropic advisors; and staff from philanthropic support organizations. Grantmaking must be the primary function of your organization in order to qualify as a grantmaking institution eligible to register for our programming. We limit participation in our programs to these groups in order…

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Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM) receives EOF’s first-ever Law & Social Policy Legacy Award

Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM) has received the Economic Opportunity Funders’ first-ever Law & Social Policy Legacy Award, which recognizes an organization defending and advocating for low-wage workers’ rights. CDM was selected based on its strong record of achieving justice for thousands of migrant workers who work in U.S. industries with histories…

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ICYMI: 2021 Budget and Tax Briefing Recap and Recordings

Public budgets are one of the most important policy instruments of our government. EOF hosts an Annual Budget and Tax Briefing to provide funders and philanthropic advisors with a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss why federal and state budget and tax work matters to national, state and local philanthropy. Due to the COVID…

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