Economic Security

Gender Lens on Poverty Primer

Publication date: 
12/2013
This National Council for Research on Women primer is a composite snapshot of extreme to near poverty in the U.S. today and the special challenges it poses for women. Compiling the research of leading scholars and policy thinkers, the primer highlights the realities and (non-) choices available to women living in poverty.
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Lessons from the Field: Becoming Strategic: The Evolution of the Flinn Foundation

Publication date: 
03/2009
In 2002, Arizona’s Flinn Foundation began implementing a strategy that focused on boosting its state’s bioscience economy and relied heavily on building collaborative partnerships. Since that time, Arizona has had dramatic increases in jobs, research funding, businesses, and wages within the bioscience sector. This case study illustrates the benefits of taking a strategic approach to maximize a foundation’s impact. It describes how Flinn’s leaders narrowed the Foundation’s focus and assessed its performance.
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Bloomberg Philanthropies Partners with CARE to Support Women Small Business Owners in East Africa with Village Savings and Loans Associations

Release Date: 
02/23/2022
Entrepreneurs in underbanked areas of Tanzania, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo will have access to capital to expand their businesses in growing industries

Robin Hood, in collaboration with Columbia University's Center on Poverty and Social Policy and The Helmsley Charitable Trust Released its latest Poverty Tracker report, "Special Series on Health and Health Care in New York City"

Release Date: 
02/09/2022
A longitudinal study and series of reports will aim to better understand the more than two million New Yorkers living with high health care needs

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