Sustainable Markets Foundation

For Support Of The Millennial Action Project

  • Amount
    $240,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/16/2015
  • Term
    11 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
This one-year supplemental matching grant would provide flexible support to the Millennial Action Project, a fiscally sponsored project of the Sustainable Markets Fund, in its efforts to overcome partisan gridlock through the recruitment, engagement, and mobilization of the next generation of political leaders, including the larger number of members of Congress who are under 40 in the 114th Congress. This grant would support the Project as it expands its programmatic efforts, especially to the growing Bipartisan Congressional Future Caucus.
About the Grantee
Address
Jay R. Halfon
45 W 36th St, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10018-7635
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for research and advocacy on feminist and equitable economic policy in Africa  
This grant to Sustainable Markets Foundation will support Regions Refocus to continue a research and advocacy project to promote feminist and equitable economic policy in Africa. Regions Refocus will publish research developed in the first phase of the project, and will initiate a second cycle of research to explore specific policy gaps identified in the previous grant. Regions Refocus will convene workshops and policy dialogues to link policy findings to opportunities at the national, regional, and global levels, linking to other regions in the global South to amplify alternative economic paths. Regions Refocus will create a fellowship to connect new researchers to postindependence thought through an intergenerational dialogue.
for research and advocacy on feminist and equitable economic policy in Africa  
Regions Refocus, hosted by the Sustainable Markets Foundation, fosters regional and feminist networks through policy dialogue and workshops among civil society, governments, subregional alliances, and the United Nations. This grant will support a research and advocacy agenda to promote feminist and equitable economic policy in Africa. Regions Refocus will convene a community of experts and scholars to develop research and economic proposals with a feminist lens to advocate more inclusive and equitable economic policies in regional and global policy arenas that affect the African context.
for support of the Millennial Action Project  
This one-year supplemental matching grant would provide flexible support to the Millennial Action Project, a fiscally sponsored project of the Sustainable Markets Fund, in its efforts to overcome partisan gridlock through the recruitment, engagement, and mobilization of the next generation of political leaders, including the larger number of members of Congress who are under 40 in the 114th Congress. This grant would support the Project as it expands its programmatic efforts, especially to the growing Bipartisan Congressional Future Caucus.

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