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Red Backpack Fund

Red Backpack Fund Application Update


Thank you for your interest in the Red Backpack Fund. Due to the incredible interest in the Red Backpack Fund and the thoughtful inquiries from applicants, we have temporarily paused the application portal to make a few updates. Sign up to get an email notification when the application re-opens.

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Other Available Support


Below are some resources from other funders providing emergency support to small businesses and nonprofits at this time.


Empower Others

The fund is open to public donation, so anyone can partner with us to bolster these businesses in their hour of need with a contribution to the Red Backpack Fund, backed by Sara Blakely at GlobalGiving. At Spanx, we believe in the incredible power of elevating women and how that can in turn, make the world a better place. As Sara says, “When a woman is given the chance to fulfill her potential, magic happens.”


About GlobalGiving

GlobalGiving is a 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit that makes it safe and easy to support important causes around the world. When a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic strikes, GlobalGiving quickly delivers funds to vetted nonprofits that are best-suited to lead immediate and long-term relief and recovery. We have a four-star rating on Charity Navigator and are accredited by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. As part of our mission to accelerate community-led change, we provide tools, training, and support to help nonprofits, donors, and companies increase their impact and make our world a better place. Learn more.

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