Third Wave Fund is an activist fund led by and for women of color, intersex, queer, and trans people under 35 years of age. They work to ensure that young folks are decision-makers at the cutting edge of philanthropy where they are commonly absent.
The effort to end gender, racial, and economic oppression is long-term, yet there are critical moments that call for quick action. This fund was set up to support grassroots groups who are often the first to respond to issues of state-violence, reproductive oppression, and attacks on women of color, queer, and trans communities--and the last to receive foundation funding.
The Mobilize Power Fund provides flexible and responsive funding that supports youth leaders as they respond to immediate threats and opportunities.The Fund supports urgent organizing, activism, and mobilization led by young women of color, queer, and transgender youth around the country. This fund helps young people fight for justice and take on this country's most challenging issues in real time.