Foundations, new donors build $51M fund to support workers

Media October 5, 2021

“The growth in the Families and Workers Fund comes as other foundations are also moving to address the needs of low-wage workers. Blue Meridian Partners, a coalition of grant makers and donors, created a $150 million relief fund to both make direct cash payments to people and improve the delivery of public benefits. And the Omidyar Network, founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, committed $35 million toward its ‘Reimagining Capitalism’ effort, which includes support for increasing workers rights.”

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