Ripple Effect: A Foundation Looks to Women and Girls of Color to Take the Lead

The Ms. Foundation for Women, the nation’s’ oldest women’s foundation, shared a new five-year strategic plan this month that outlines a $25 million commitment to invest in women and girls of color and gender equity.

“We want to create a safe and just world where power and possibility are not limited,” Ms. Foundation president and CEO Teresa C. Younger tells us. The plan introduces a six-pronged approach to support organizations led by and for women of color while “building power [and] advancing democracy.” One of its strategies is to create a new 501(c)(4) arm, which will free the organization to increase its political activities under U.S. tax law.

Read more at Inside Philanthropy.