February 20, 2020

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Living Income: A Story From Measurement to Impact

Everyone has the right to a living income. Yet, as we move into a new decade, there are still around 500 million smallholder farming households globally, comprising a large proportion of the world’s poor living on less than $2 a day. Something needs to change.

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CARE’s PowerUp Program Included in MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change Competition

Published: Feb 19, 2020 – 04:18 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today unveiled CARE's PowerUp program as one of the highest-scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one...

UNFCU Foundation Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

Published: Jan 31, 2020 – 12:13 PM EST

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Jan. 31 /CSRwire/ - UNFCU Foundation announced its 2020 grant recipients today. The work of each of the 15 organizations aligns with the Foundation's mission to sustain a path out of poverty through healthcare and education for women and...

Francine A. LeFrak Honored With the UNFCU Foundation Women's Empowerment Award

Published: Dec 04, 2019 – 02:33 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - The UNFCU Foundation presented Francine A. LeFrak, social entrepreneur and women's rights advocate, with its 2019 Women's Empowerment Award. The award presentation was part of the annual fundraising reception hosted by UNFCU Foundation. In 2019, the Francine...

Rox Opens World’s First Multidisciplinary Research and Training Institute Focused on Girls

Published: Nov 25, 2019 – 03:56 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio,, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - Ruling Our eXperiences, Inc. (ROX), today announced the grand opening of the ROX Institute, a multidisciplinary research and training institute that is focused on girls, located in Columbus, OH. Courses are designed for parents, guardians and mentors,...

The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ Continues to Champion Women Entrepreneurs at She's Next, Empowered by Visa

Published: Oct 25, 2019 – 03:43 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ participated in the first Visa Canada She's Next, Empowered by Visa workshop in Toronto yesterday, a global initiative to support and champion women business owners as they build, sustain and advance their businesses. Participation...

The Allstate Foundation and Serena Williams Shine a Spotlight on a Dangerous and Often Overlooked Form of Domestic Violence

Published: Aug 22, 2019 – 11:24 AM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - The signs of financial abuse are often invisible, from extreme restrictions on spending to blocked access to bank accounts or ruined credit. Nearly 50% of Americans are unaware that financial abuse is a form of domestic violence,...

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