Trump budget to include $100M for Ivanka’s women’s fund

Trump budget to include $100M for Ivanka’s women’s fund

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump‘s 2020 budget proposal will include $100 million for a global women’s fund spearheaded by his daughter Ivanka Trump.

The White House said the budget, expected to be released Monday, will include the funding for the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. The administration last month launched the government-wide project, which she leads.

In a statement to The Associated Press, Ivanka Trump noted that Friday was International Women’s Day and stressed the initiative was “working towards our goal of economically empowering 50 million women in developing countries by 2025.” She says the budget includes “a new $100 million commitment” for the fund.

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