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Our 2022 Summer Learning List!

May 27th, 2022|

Ready for some great recommendations? A few weeks ago we began reaching out to our community to compile book suggestions for our Summer Reading List. We invite people to contribute to this list because we strongly value learning and sharing within our community, and a reading list is a fantastic opportunity to expose each

GoPhilanthropic Foundation and PEPY Empowering Youth work together to #ShiftThePower in philanthropy and development!

August 12th, 2021|

Linda DeWolf (GoPhil Co-founder), Emily Bild (GoPhil Director of Programs) and Rith Sarakk (former Executive Director of PEPY Empowering Youth) were very fortunate to be invited to lead a session at the Council on Foundations annual conference last month – and we very much enjoyed working together to brainstorm ideas and prepare for and host

2021 Summer Reading List

April 15th, 2021|

We recently reached out to the GoPhil Founder’s Circle, Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers – an amazing mix of intelligent, insightful, globally-conscious, earth and humanity lovers – to see what they have been reading. The following suggestions make up a wide and interesting scope of books to tuck into this summer – books

Celebrating Women Leaders Who #ChooseToChallenge

March 30th, 2021|

In honor of International Women’s Day and Women's History Month, the GoPhil community came together to celebrate the achievements of women leaders from program partners who #ChooseToChallenge gender bias and inequality every day. Throughout March we shared some incredible stories of women's leadership and courage from GoPhil program partners. These women are on the

Get to Know the GoPhil Staff in 2021

January 27th, 2021|

We would like to kick-off the new year by introducing you to staff members at GoPhilanthropic. We dedicate ourselves to promoting and amplifying the fantastic work of GoPhil partners across the globe, but we are also often asked: “Who are the people who work at GoPhil?” As the team has expanded and Co-Founders have

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Inside the Lives of GoPhil Partners’ Everyday Heroes

December 21st, 2020|

by Allegra Mangione, GoPhil Development & Fundraising Coordinator When you give to GoPhil, you are not just contributing to an individual’s life. You provide a lifeline to essential community organizations and the people behind them. We often share about participants in GoPhil partner programs. We are now taking the time

Building a Movement Toward Gender Equality in a Pandemic

October 29th, 2020|

by Allegra Mangione, GoPhil Development & Marketing Coordinator Equal Community Foundation (ECF) is no stranger to broad-scale pandemics; they have been fighting the epidemic of gender inequality since 2009. Through their flagship program, Action for Equality, ECF equips 600 adolescent boys in India to combat gender-based violence and discrimination annually. But ECF imagines something

Connecting Youth to Educational Opportunities in Cambodia, Despite COVID-19

October 10th, 2020|

by Allegra Mangione, GoPhil Development & Marketing Coordinator PEPY Empowering Youth is an NGO located in Siem Reap, Cambodia, dedicated to connecting Cambodian youth to the skills, opportunities, and inspirations needed to reach their potential. PEPY scholars come from rural communities where they may not have the opportunity to pursue higher education and skilled

Unstoppable Progress on the Frontlines: Rapid Response Fund Update

August 21st, 2020|

Since the last Rapid Response Fund (RRF) overview at the end of May 2020, GoPhil partners have continued to face incredible challenges in each region while also making enormous strides. We have published dozens of direct reports these last few months, but wanted to take this opportunity to review, as a whole, the astounding

Boys Fight for Gender Equality During Lockdown in India

July 17th, 2020|

by Corinne Yank, Communications Manager Equal Community Foundation’s Project Raise The COVID-19 crisis brought to light many gender inequalities around the world. In India, rates of domestic violence skyrocketed during the mandatory lockdown, and other challenges such as the unequal distribution of household work presented more of a burden than ever on

Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors in the Midst of a Global Crisis

July 9th, 2020|

GoPhil partner Shakti Shalini in India offers support and opportunities to survivors of gender and sexual violence, while also working with communities to prevent everyday violence and promote gender equality, individual choice, and dignity. As you can imagine, this work has become even more crucial during the COVID-19 crisis and mandatory lockdown in India,

Rapid Response Funds in Action in Guatemala

July 7th, 2020|

by Corinne Yank, GoPhil Communications Manager Updates and Reflections from ASSADE in Guatemala In Guatemala, COVID-19 cases and deaths are still rising and strict lockdown restrictions continue to threaten peoples’ livelihoods. ASSADE was one of the first GoPhil partners to receive COVID-19 crisis support from the Rapid Response Fund back

2020 Summer Reading Suggestions

June 25th, 2020|

We recently reached out to various members of the GoPhil Community, Board of Directors and Founder’s Circle – an amazing group of intelligent, insightful, globally-conscious, earth and humanity lovers – to see what they have been reading and listening to. The suggestions below make up a wide and interesting array of books (and podcast)

Lessons from a Pandemic

June 19th, 2020|

by Linda DeWolf, GoPhilanthropic Foundation Co-Founder When we created GoPhilanthropic Foundation nearly 10 years ago, we had not really considered the role that unexpected events might play in our work. Over the past several years, however, we have found ourselves needing to think deeply about our level of responsibility as

Racial Justice: Reading & Resource List

June 5th, 2020|

by Corinne Yank, GoPhil Communications Manager This month, GoPhil’s Reading & Resource List centers around the critical and salient topic of racial justice. This is by no means an exhaustive list of resources - there are countless other great books, websites, podcasts and organizations out there to discover and support. This is simply a

Working Toward a Collective Vision for the Future

November 8th, 2019|

Image Source: https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/blog/2015/12/sustainable-development-goals-kick-off-with-start-of-new-year/ Working Toward a Collective Vision for the Future: GoPhilanthropic Foundation & Sustainable Development Goals Did you know that by partnering with GoPhilanthropic Foundation, you are taking part in a massive, worldwide movement to achieve universal and sustainable development by the year 2030? Sustainable Development Goals: “A