Your work will help to stop the cycle of domestic violence and give women and children the help they desperately need."
Each year The Allstate Foundation funds over $3 million in grants and programming to support economic empowerment for survivors and to help end domestic violence. In addition to smaller grants to local nonprofits across the country, The Allstate Foundation has established programs and partnerships with the leaders in the domestic violence movement. Here are just a few of our partners:
The National Network to End Domestic Violence Fund (NNEDV), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1995, works to create a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.
NNEDV is the nation's leading voice for domestic violence victims and advocates, representing 56 state and territory domestic violence coalitions and 3,000 domestic violence programs across the country. NNEDV's objective is to support the advocacy work of these organizations while working to make domestic violence a national priority and change the way society responds to domestic violence.
Soma Bra Donation-July 9th to August 12th, 2012
Bras are the most needed yet least donated clothing item for women. Please help Soma Intimates and the National Network to End Domestic Violence support women in need by cleaning out your top drawer during the 5th Giving is BeautifulTM Soma Bra Donation event. Simply bring new or gently worn bras to any Soma Intimates boutique July 9th to August 12th. Bras collected will benefit local domestic violence shelters in your community. To date, Soma has collected and distributed more than 265,000 bras! Together with your help, we can continue changing the lives of women in need-one bra at a time. Find a Soma boutique near you.
Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence
The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence (CAEPV) is a leading force in the fight against intimate partner violence and its effects on the workplace. It is the only national organization of its kind founded by business leaders and focused on the workplace. Since 1995, the Alliance has brought together hundreds of progressive companies who exchange information, collaborate on projects, and use their influence to instigate change. The Alliance offers extensive research, policy knowledge and issue expertise to the business community, including training, program guidance, and crisis consultation - with programs designed to make the workplace safe and to prevent intimate partner violence from impacting the workplace. CAEPV has member and associate organizations reaching employees across the US and around the world.
Rutgers University, Center on Violence Against Women and Children
The Center on Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) is part of the School of Social Work at Rutgers University,. The mission of VAWC is to strive to eliminate physical, sexual, and other forms of violence against women and children and the power imbalances that permit them. This mission will be accomplished through the use of a collaborative approach that focuses on multidisciplinary research, education, and training that impacts communities and policy in New Jersey, the U.S., and throughout the world. VAWC is housed under the Institute for Families at the Rutgers, School of Social Work.
Among its many programs, YWCA is the largest provider of comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their children nationwide, including education and prevention programs, counseling services, emergency shelters, transitional housing, court accompaniment and child care for victims, as well as court ordered anger management classes for offenders. YWCAs also offer economic empowerment programs for women, from financial literacy seminars to job training and GED classes. YWCA was the first women's organization founded in the United States, now celebrating 150 years of service on behalf of women and girls.