Prospera XIII Biennial in Tanzania


Rising Temperatures. Dialogues on Feminist Funding for Climate Justice From October 1 to 3, in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the Prospera International Network of Women’s and Feminist Funds will hold its XII Biennial. In our gathering, we will explore concrete actions to resource innovative thinking and efforts in such adverse contexts. We invite funders, governments, allies, […]

See you in 2024: Prospera’s XIII Biennial & Gender and Climate Justice

Dear colleagues and friends, As this year comes to a close, we are grateful for being in community with all of you. Within the Prospera network, we are particularly proud of our exponential growth over the last decade, where we surpassed 1 Billion USD to women’s and feminist groups, activists, organizations, and movements for the period […]

Newsletter November 2023: At Prospera, no crisis is more important than others

As 2023 hastily unfolds, political and environmental crises continue to unfold in many corners of the world. At Prospera, no crisis is more important than others.  From the armed conflicts in Palestine, Ukraine, Sudan, and Nagorno-Karabakh, the lives and integrity of women, girls, and trans, intersex, and non-binary people are every day more endangered. It […]

Prospera’s Strategic Framework

PROSPERA’S STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK In 2022, Prospera’s fund members alongside the network’s Board and secretariat team, dedicated a full year to collectively build our strategic framework for the next decade. Prospera’s strategic framework was devised to embody our collective power. It served not only as a profound strategic visioning process but also as an opportunity to […]

A Call to Action: Humanitarian Crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh and Further Steps to Support Women and Girls Affected by It

Dear Supporters and Friends, We find ourselves in a moment of great urgency and need, as we witness the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh. On September 19, Azerbaijani Armed Forces launched a wide-scale attack against Nagorno-Karabakh, also targeting civilian objects. This two-day-assault resulted in at least 200 casualties, 400 wounded (among civilian population – 10 […]

Prioritizing a Dignified Life, Collective Care and the Sustainability of Movements: The Case of Fondo Semillas for Updating Grant Amounts

By: Diana Medina, Tania Turner & Alma Magaña AbstractThis article will contribute to the construction of knowledge about philanthropy from a feministperspective, proposing the incorporation of human practices centered on solidarity and sustaininglife in its implementation. To this end, we use the case of Fondo Semillas’ analytical process,developed in 2021, to update the amounts of […]

Researcher and Data Analyst: Gender and Climate Justice Movement Resourcing Consultant(s)

Terms of Reference We are looking ideally for a team of two consultants- one with data expertise, another with experienceand/or knowledge of and with environmental justice and gender justice movements who can conductanalysis of data to tell stories. Concept: Prospera INWF, Global Greengrants Fund, Human Rights Funders Network, and with thesupport of Impact Mapper are […]

Support Feminist movements in Sudan Now!

 #StopTheWar #FundWomensFunds Over the last four months, Sudan has been thrown into crisis. The rise of violence against the civilian population across the country keeps worsening the already existent humanitarian and displacement catastrophe. To date, over 2.5 million people – including women, girls and minority groups and their communities – have been displaced inside and […]

$1.2 Billion reasons to dance with us! 

Put on your dancing shoes! We’ve crossed the billion mark this year, mobilizing $1.2 billion for feminists in the last decade. From 2011 to 2021, Prospera International Network of Women’s Funds (INWF)’s 40 members collectively mobilized over $1.2 billion dollars to support women’s and feminist movements worldwide. This substantial transfer of resources towards feminist movements […]

Sabbatical reflections

Sabbatical reflections by Alexandra Garita I started my sabbatical reading “Rest is Resistance” by Tricia Hersey. This book gave me permission to truly tune out, let go, and replenish. I had not realized how tired I had become in twenty years of fighting for human rights, bodily autonomy, and gender justice without stopping. First as an […]