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  1. Nov 27, 2013 · Peter’s parents upped the ante with larger gifts in 1999 and 2006. After spending time traveling and learning, the Buffetts decided to focus their attention on changing patterns of imbalance of power in society, gravitating towards women and girls.

  2. Jennifer Buffett. Jennifer Buffett is copresident of NoVo Foundation with her husband, Peter. She is responsible for creation and oversight of the foundation’s vision, strategy, and program development. In addition, she is co-chair of the foundation’s board of directors. The NoVo Foundation is a philanthropic organization focused on social ...

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    Jennifer Buffett has funded community projects in Milwaukee since 1997. Jennifer currently serves on the board of V-Day, a feminist advocacy group founded by Vagina Monologues author Eve Ensler. Peter Buffett is known as a musician, composer, and television producer. The Buffetts founded NoVo in 2006 when Warren Buffett provided funding as part of ...

    NoVo supports a number of community foundations, liberal donor-advised funds, and left-of-center incubators which support liberal advocacy. In 2016, NoVo gave $21,913,104 to the Tides Foundationto support a large number of special projects including Foundation, Student Voice, and the European Women’s Lobby. NoVo provided Community Init...

    LGBT Interests

    NoVo provided $350,000 to Borealis Philanthropy for its Fund for Trans Generations. The fund is used to support transgender activists and organizations. In 2019, the fund provided financial support to over 50 transgender-interests projects. National LGBTQ Task Force received $100,000 from NoVo. Founded in 1973, the task force calls itself the oldest LGBT rights group in the United States and began pushing Democrats towards embracing LGBT interests in the 1970s. The National LGBTQ Task Force s...

    Pro-Abortion and Feminist Groups

    Equality Now received $1,450,000 from NoVo. Equality Now advocates for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a longstanding goal of the American left-wing. The ERA bans discrimination “on account of sex,” which Equality Now claims could codify into the Constitution legal protections for the LGBT community. Equality Now also supports the expansion of abortion. NoVo gave Forward Together, a group that pushes a pro-abortion agenda, $200,000. Forward Together has lobbied for paid...

    Left-of-Center Economics

    Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) received $500,000 from NoVo. CPD is connected to left-wing organizations with its board members having worked for the NAACP, AFL-CIO, and the American Civil Liberties Union. Past CPD campaigns include providing over $1,000,000 to support a ballot measure in Colorado in increase the minimum wage and “fair workweek” legislation which put burdens on business which made it hard to hire part time workers. NoVo gave Demos $200,000. Demos is associated with Elizabe...

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  4. Jennifer Buffett is Co-Chairman/Co-President at Novo Foundation. See Jennifer Buffett's compensation, career history, education, & memberships.

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  5. Jan 23, 2016 · In 2006, Jennifer Buffett, president and co-chair of the NoVo Foundation, received the fax that changed her life: an approximately $1 billion gift from her famous father-in-law that put her and her husband Peter on the philanthropic fast track. Now, through the NoVo Foundation, she deploys grants to programs that focus on women and girls, including the Nike Foundation's Girl Effect; Women ...

  6. May 19, 2020 · Funded with more than $1.4 billion by legendary investor Warren Buffett and led by his youngest son, Peter, and Peter’s wife, Jennifer, NoVo is best known for its feminist politics, its commitment to marginalized groups, and its funding of activist groups like Black Lives Matter.

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