UltraViolet is combining innovative, cutting-edge organizing with grassroots, people-powered actions to fight for equality and progress.
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 Vogue, Jezebel, 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 2021, the Woodcock Foundation awarded the UltraViolet Education Fund a $50,000, general operating grant to support its efforts to educate and mobilize the public to fight sexism and expand women’s rights across a range of issues. Additionally, the Woodcock Foundation awarded $35,000 to support efforts to counter misogyny and interrupt the recruitment of young men and boys into the men’s rights movement.