Fundraising can be fun! Lessons from a feminist group in Zambia

Money makes a huge difference in the life of a young feminist group. Because with more resources, young feminist groups have been able to amplify their organizing around some of the most pressing issues that we face in the world today. And money is also one of the key things that young feminist groups lack. […]

Not Backing Down, We Rise Above the Backlash

For us feminists, 2016 has been a difficult year. Backlash against feminism and threats on women’s rights abounded. We saw lawmakers restricting abortion access in Poland, rape culture unchecked in Brazil, the murder of a transactivist in Turkey, and the election of an open misogynist in the US. Despite this violence, we are not backing down! […]

Celebrating FRIDA’s 5th birthday!

On August 10, 2016, FRIDA celebrated five years of being the only youth led fund focused exclusively on supporting and strengthening the young feminist movement with our San Francisco supporters. It was a night of music, cake and magic. Thank you so much to those who were able to attend! Shilo Shiv Suleman from The Fearless Collective […]

Gifting her birthday to young feminists

Dedicating your birthday for a noble cause is always a nice gesture but Barbora Nemcova’s celebration of her birthday this year has inspired many of us to utilise our special day to give to those who need resources the most. A long time friend and supporter, Barbora decided to dedicate her birthday to the young feminist […]

‘It’s all about intention’: an interview with the New York City Young Feminist Giving Circle

A group of young feminists in New York City, committed to supporting young feminist and social justice activism, got together to form the New York City Young Feminist Giving Circle (NYfem). The group is mobilizing funds for young feminist groups around the world, and generously decided to donate their first grant to FRIDA! To understand what […]

Support us in our fight to end gender based violence

Catapult partnered with six powerful women’s funds, supporting six critical feminist issues. And FRIDA was one of them! We were featured at The Women’s Forum Global Meeting 2015, along with other women’s rights funds and organizations. Show your support and act now. Help us in ending gender based violence. Follow this link to know more: http://bit.ly/1L416SE FRIDA’s campaign seeks to […]

Introducing Nevin Öztop, Resource Mobilization Officer

We are pleased to welcome Nevin Öztop as Resource Mobilization Officer as we continue to grow our grantmaking budget and strengthen our philanthropic advocacy. She will play a major role in diversifying and expanding our major and institutional donor base. Read more about her below. Nevin Öztop Resource Mobilization Officer Nevin is a feminist from Ankara, Turkey. […]

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How do FRIDA’s grants strengthen young feminist activist groups?

With very few donors out there for young feminists activists, there are even fewer that will allow groups to use this money for critical administrative and overhead costs. Since 2011, FRIDA has been supporting young feminist activist groups with accessible, flexible grants that trust young feminist organizers to decide how best to use financial resources to […]

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Do you remember your first time?

I don’t know what your first time was like, but I didn’t talk to my mum before, or even after. I imagined it would be a very awkward conversation, even more awkward because I was planning to do it in a very public place with many other people… This is Michelle’s story of her first […]

Act now to resource young feminist activists!

Donate to FRIDA today because with more resources, young feminist groups have been able to amplify their organizing around some of the most pressing issues that we face in the world today. Some of their achievements include: An entire village in Eastern Nepal declaring itself “child marriage free”. A misogynistic blog being shut down in Slovenia. A global day of […]

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