New York Women's Foundation Fund for the MeToo Movement and Allies Awards Grants to 8 Groups
Eight groups across the nation have been awarded funding from the New York Women's Foundation for their efforts to fight sexual violence.
The groups, chosen in consultation with #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, are focused on marginalized and underserved communities, including immigrant communities and communities of color as well as LGBTQ people, the foundation says.
The money — $840,000 — comes from the "Fund for the MeToo Movement and Allies," set up by The New York Women's Foundation earlier this year. The group provided an initial $1 million for a fund to support Burke and the movement she founded 12 years ago, along with other similar organizations, with a goal of raising $5 million a year....