Culture Change Fund - Women's Foundation California
What We Do

It’s time to address how our nation understands gender. Leveraging culture shift strategies, we can change the conversation (and the policy) on everything from closing the women’s wealth gap to workplace harassment.

Our Theory of Change

Using culture change strategies, we’re accelerating a new way of thinking that centers gender, racial, and economic justice at the heart of the solution to any systemic problem.

RESEARCH

Our first research project – Story at Scale – is a data-driven narrative research project designed for practical use by advocates, artists, and campaigners in all of their communications and organizing efforts.

COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE

A learning space where funders, activists, artists, and researchers working at the intersection of gender justice and social change work to share information and contribute to a living library of ongoing resources.

EXPERIMENTATION

To give organizations and campaigns the opportunity to explore and build on culture change strategies, we provide direct grants.

Kiskadee Podcast

The Kiskadee podcast is an eight-episode journey exploring a post-pandemic future grounded in hope, creativity, and resistance through conversations with activists, organizers, and creatives from across the Americas hosted by our own Bia Vieira. The podcast focuses on stories from movement builders, cultural activists, and artists, including Anasa Troutman, Marya Bangee, Crystal Echohawk, Tracy Sturdivant, Favianna Rodriguez, Aria Said, and a few more powerhouses. Check out the Kiskadee social media toolkit

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At Sundance

We partnered up with Sundance Film Festival and MACRO Lodge for a virtual event January 31st. Join us for Cultural Shift Through Strategic Narrative: Black, Brown, And Indigenous Women Making Change.

Moderated by Favianna Rodriguez from the Center for Cultural Power, this panel is part of our Culture Change Fund work and featured Bia Vieira, Marya Bangee at Harness, and Anasa Troutman from The Big We.

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The Big We

In collaboration with The Big WeCulture Shift 101 is a series of Learning Exchanges built to share and practice the frameworks, language, and tools of Cultural Strategy. Culture Shift 101 brings together diverse yet like-minded communities to explore, create, learn and commit to the power of art, culture, and creativity in re-imagining and manifesting a just and loving world.

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The Culture Change Fund is guided by a powerful slate of intersectional gender and racial justice organizations led by and for people of color and communities: Center for Cultural Power, Harness, IllumiNative and The League.

California Native Vote Project
Girls & Womxn of Color Collaborative
Grow Progress
Forward Together
She Se Puede
She the People
Vision First

This work is powered by you.

The feminist future we are building together in California is going to be built by all of us sharing our time, our money, and our skills.  Please consider contributing today.

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