November 2021
To commemorate PDF's 40th Anniversary, we're thrilled to share with you PDF's 40th Anniversary Short Film: Reflections on Peace & Justice Organizing!

Produced by filmmaker Jamal Meniede, this video tells PDF's story and impact as a philanthropic partner in peace and justice movements. We hope you enjoy it!
PDF depends on the generous support of individual contributors like you. You make our grants, training, and capacity-building initiatives possible. You make PDF the people-powered, public foundation we are proud to be.

A Vision to Free Our Folks: Ending Incarceration of Women, Girls and LGBTQ+ People
Join PDF for a Town Hall style event featuring Tiheba Bain of Women Against Mass Incarceration, and Morning Star Gali of Restoring Justice for Indigenous People. This is the third event in our 40th Anniversary Events Series and will take place via Zoom on November 17 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM ET.

We will host a conversation about the movement to end the growing incarceration of women, girls, and LGBTQ+ folks and their vision for more just, equitable, and inclusive communities. We hope you'll join us and be a part of it!

Can't make the event live? Register to receive a recording!
Charity Navigator Recognizes PDF:
A 4-Star Charity Eight Years in a Row!
For the eighth consecutive year, PDF has been awarded the 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

Only 6% of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least 8 consecutive 4-star evaluations. As a public foundation, this rating underscores PDF's commitment to our donor community and program partners, reflecting our continued adherence to best practices in public philanthropy.
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Mark Your Calendars:

A Vision to Free Our Folks: Ending Incarceration of Women, Girls and LGBTQ+ People
November 17, 5:30 - 7:00 PM ET  
Join PDF for a Town Hall style event about the movement to end the growing incarceration of women, girls, and LGBTQ+ folks. Register by clicking here.

Support Peace Development Fund this #GivingTuesday
November 30, 2021 
#GivingTuesday is an international day of charitable giving. Your contribution will help provide grants to grassroots organizations working toward peace, justice, and lasting systemic change for their communities.

Community Organizing Grant Cycle Opens for Application
December 1, 2021 
Applications open for the 2021 PDF Community Organizing Grant cycle, which every year supports dozens of grassroots organizations. Read more about it here.
Thank you for your support.