Third Wave Fund offers grant-making and donor mobilizing to advance the community power, well-being, and self-determination of young Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) most directly impacted by and best positioned to end gender oppression.
Mic Check! Podcast
Mic Check! is a podcast featuring conversations with young women, intersex, queer, and trans folks of color about what it’s really like on the frontlines and backlines of the fight for gender justice, and how listeners - and funders - can best support grassroots movements. Listen below or on Soundcloud and Apple Podcasts.
Transforming Our Relationships with Conflict & Accountability
Conflict is inevitable–so how do we fortify our relationship to it? What approaches to conflict can we take when it shows up in our organizations and communities? What are some ways philanthropy can strengthen its support for organizations leading transformative justice work?
Centering Sex Worker Leadership & Liberation
Why are sex workers uniquely positioned to lead reproductive justice efforts? In what ways can philanthropy shift to better bolster and sustain sex worker-led organizing?
Making It Through an Economic Crisis
Did you know that Third Wave Fund almost completely shut down during the 2008 economic recession? How did Third Wave make it through? More importantly, who helped us to thrive and exist as the feminist community fund we are today?
Healing Justice as Cultural Organizing
What is the glue that binds our resistance work? How does healing justice fit into our resistance for the long haul? We sat down with Kifu Faruq of Fireweed Collective to discuss healing justice as a foundational part of organizing and activism work.
The Value of Leadership Transitions
Transitions in organizational leadership always get a bad wrap, but are they truly moments of crisis, or critical opportunities for growth and transformation?
Disruption, Healing Justice, & the Power of Autonomous Spaces
Our 2nd episode comes to you live from the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, MI! We sat down with Phoenix-based organizers, Xyra and Crystal of Trans Queer Pueblo, an autonomous LGBTQ+ migrant community of color who work to generate community power for liberation.
Abolishing Police and ICE and the Myth of Separate Movements
In this inaugural episode, we chat with LA-based organizer Yessica Gonzalez of Immigrant Youth Coalition, and Chicago-based organizer Hannah Baptiste of Assata’s Daughters.