It wasn’t a crank call: Surprising many, MacKenzie Scott gives millions to California groups
Los Angeles Times | June 16, 2021
This article highlights Rise Up as one of the 286 nonprofits that received a total of $2.7 billion from philanthropists MacKenzie Scott and her husband Dan Jewett. Rise Up Founder and Executive Director Denise Dunning shared, “What I appreciate about their approach in this work is how they really believe in the leaders and the organizations they’re choosing to support. It’s a large gift with very few restrictions so we can really focus our time, energy, and money on doing the work that we need to do.” Read the article here.