Context And Trends Influencing The Funding Landscape For Gender Equality And Women’s Organizations & Movements
FundHer Report 3 By Lydia Alpízar, Cindy Clark, Sarah Rosenhek and Verónica Vidal, with inputs from Lucia Carrasco. Published February 2010
We believe the current moment poses some significant challenges as well as opportunities for resource mobilization for women’s organizing. On one hand the context of crisis—financial and economic, but also, as we discuss in this document, a situation of ‘systemic’ crisis—raises the stakes and pressures on civil society organizations and donors alike to respond, to alleviate negative impacts on their constituencies, and to propose real development alternatives for the medium and longer term.