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Grapevine

The first group giving platform for everyday philanthropists

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LEAD INVESTOR
Invested $10,000 this round
Grapevine has built a platform for a revolutionary new type of peer philanthropy: giving circles. With very limited resources, Grapevine has already managed to move over $1,000,000 in donation money and make a huge splash in philanthropy space. This company represents an enormous opportunity for investors: there's easily the potential to build a billion dollar company as well as significantly increase the amount of total charitable giving worldwide, and in doing so, address some of our most challenging social problems today. Finally, it's led by a remarkable founder who's spent years working in finance for social impact. Emily is a rare founder who truly wants to build a greatbusiness and give back.

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Putting A Gender Lens On COVID-19: Thought Leaders Weigh In
July 22, 2020
Even though the COVID-19 pandemic is viewed primarily as a global health crisis, having claimed over 130,000 lives worldwide, we are only beginning to understand how this pandemic will deeply impact our nation economically, politically, culturally and socially-and how those far-ranging impacts are dependent on the multitude of identities, situations and communities that make up our country.
This Women's Giving Circle Is Stepping Up Their Philanthropic Efforts During COVID-19
July 22, 2020
Sixteen women are gathered around a large wooden coffee table in a house on the southside of Boston, Massachusetts. It's 6pm on a Thursday night and most of these women have just finished a long day's work.
COVID-19 Giving Guide: How To Donate To Reach The Most Marginalized
July 22, 2020
In many ways, it's no surprise that the same groups that have faced persistent poverty and histories of discrimination are now also the ones at higher risk of contracting and succumbing to coronavirus, and bearing the brunt of its economic cost.
Indigenous Communities Are Organizing to Fight Coronavirus
July 22, 2020
As the global pandemic continues, indigenous communities are working to mitigate the health and economic impact of the novel coronavirus. As of April 1, the Indian Health System (IHS, a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) has reported 268 confirmed cases of COVID-19, though Vox reported on March 25 that it's possible more infections are being treated outside of the IHS.
In Philanthropy, Race Is Still a Factor in Who Gets What, Study Shows
May 1, 2020
Nonprofit groups led by black and Latino directors lag behind peers with white leaders, but two leading philanthropic organizations hope to change that. Philanthropy often sets out to mitigate inequality. But a research report set to be released next week by two leading philanthropic organizations shows that race remains a defining factor when looking at which organizations get funded and how much they receive.
In Philanthropy, Race Is Still a Factor in Who Gets What, Study Shows
May 1, 2020
Nonprofit groups led by black and Latino directors lag behind peers with white leaders, but two leading philanthropic organizations hope to change that. Philanthropy often sets out to mitigate inequality. But a research report set to be released next week by two leading philanthropic organizations shows that race remains a defining factor when looking at which organizations get funded and how much they receive.
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