Tag Archives: budget cuts

News Round-up for Report on How Budget Cuts Affect Women and Families

The report, Falling Behind: The Impact of the Great Recession and the Budget Crisis on California’s Women and Their Families, which we released with the California Budget Project has been covered in a variety of media throughout the state. Here’s a select round-up of media. In the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing the findings in various venues throughout the [...]

Pulling Families Back from the Edge

When will we realize that supporting women’s ability to work and excel is a key factor in lifting our state’s economy? Since 2007, child care and support for single mothers and low-income families have taken devastating blows as California struggles to balance its budget. Cutting childcare forces many women to choose between taking care of [...]

Now YOU Can Balance California’s Budget!

Have you ever watched California’s drawn-out budget process and thought to yourself, “I bet I could balance the budget?” Next 10, a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging and empowering Californians to improve the state’s future, presents the California Budget Challenge. This easy-to-use interactive tool will walk you through the choices legislators face when balancing our [...]

Ending Domestic Violence

Since we began in 1979, the Women’s Foundation of California has been deeply committed to the health, safety, economic security and leadership of women and girls. That’s why we were an early supporter of organizations that worked in the domestic violence movement. As these organizations grew in strength and influence, we were pleased to see [...]

Why Should Nonprofits Care About Tax Policy and Reform?

By guest blogger Kim Klein, Building Movement Project “Taxes, after all, are dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society.” Franklin D. Roosevelt I teach nonprofits how to raise money, and every day I get calls from various kinds of good causes needing more funding.  In the last ten years, [...]

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