Council for Fashion & Social Change
Social Impact Through Collaboration


Global Fund for Women


We are a global champion for the human rights of women and girls. We use our powerful networks to find, fund, and amplify the courageous work of women who are building social movements and challenging the status quo. By shining a spotlight on critical issues, we rally communities of advocates who take action and invest money to empower women.


This is a selection of our current major initiatives and strategic alliances:

  • AmplifyChange – a major fund to advance sexual rights and health
    Partners: Mannion Daniels and African Women’s Development Fund
  • FLOW – a major initiative to build women’s leadership in Asia Pacific
    Partner: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
  • A Framework of Hope – the Women’s Platform for the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework in the Great Lakes region of Africa
    Partner: Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region
  • Seeds of Change – an initiative for women’s agriculture and leadership in Africa
    Partner: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Catapult Innovation & Technology Project – a crowdfunding initiative on the Catapult platform for women and girls
    Partner: Catapult
  • Roots Lab – a social innovation incubator for young women activists
    Partners: Oxfam, FRIDA, the Young Feminist Fund, and the Young Foundation
  • Technology Initiative – an initiative to empower women and girls through technology