UltraViolet

UltraViolet is combining innovative, cutting-edge organizing with grassroots, people-powered actions to fight for equality and progress.

Grantee Profile

UltraViolet is a growing community of women and men across the U.S. mobilized to fight sexism and expand women’s rights, from politics and government to media and pop culture. UltraViolet works on a range of issues, including health care, economic security, violence, and reproductive rights, inserting a gender lens into big conversations that emerge a threats to women and families. It combines innovative, cutting-edge organizing with grassroots, people-powered actions to fight for equality and progress.

It has recently played a critical role in the #metoo movement, holding prominent individuals accountable for sexual assault and amplifying the voices of survivors. Its innovative campaigns have earned substantial media attention, earning 5,000 unique press hits, with significant features in publications with millennial readership, such as VogueJezebel, and Vox. Through relationships with organizations like The New York Times, and Glamour, UltraViolet is also able to reach a broad audience with its messages.

About Our Grants

In 2022, the Woodcock Foundation awarded the UltraViolet Education Fund a $75,000, one-year grant. Of the funds, 50,000 is for general operating support for efforts to expose the white supremacist patriarchy and create the conditions for a more just and equitable world. The remaining $25,000 supports UltraViolet’s project to counter misogyny and interrupt the recruitment of young men and boys into the men’s rights movement.