Women Grants, Foundations & Fundraisers

Women Grants, Foundations & Fundraisers
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Last Updated: June 1, 2021
Date Published: February 22, 2021

100 Women Charitable Foundation - California

100 Women Charitable Foundation is a recognized, tax–exempt organization that pools members’ donations to award grants to local non–profits that support our community in one of three focus areas: Family (women and children); Education; or Health & Wellness. We are solely committed to expanding philanthropy in the San Francisco Bay Area by empowering women as both donors and decision–makers.


This site provides free information for non–profits that lost their tax exempt status through IRS Automatic Revocation, including background information on Automatic Revocations and how to tell if your organization qualifies for IRS Transitional Relief. 501cFreeBook also has basic information about 501c4, c5, c6 and c7 organizations.

AAUW Educational Foundation

The AAUW Educational Foundation provides funds to advance education, research, and self–development for women and to foster equity and positive societal change. The Foundation funds: Groundbreaking Research, Fellowships and Grants, Special Awards, Vital Community Action Projects, Symposia, Roundtables, and Forums, AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund.

African Women's Development Fund

The African Women’s Development Fund supports organizations that further the work of the African women’s movement. Currently, AWDF funds women™s organizations that focus on capacity–building through strengthening existing projects and national or regional civil society organizations engaged in women–specific projects. AWDF provides technical assistance and capacity–building grants. Funding is limited to organizations tha…

Ann Bancroft Foundation - Women & Girls - Minnesota

The Anne Bancroft Foundation supports girls and women to realize their highest dreams and potential. The Foundation endeavors to live this mission by recognizing individual achievement and by promoting initiatives that inspire courage, risk–taking, integrity and individuality in girls and women.

Anne Bancroft Foundation

The Anne Bancroft Foundation supports girls and women to realize their highest dreams and potential. The Foundation endeavors to live this mission by recognizing individual achievement and by promoting initiatives that inspire courage, risk–taking, integrity and individuality in girls and women.

Arcus Foundation

The Arcus Foundation lends special emphasis to programs and organizations which recognize that members of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) community deserve to be welcomed and celebrated. Located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Arcus Foundation devotes many of its philanthropic resources to improving the quality of life in Southwestern Michigan. The Arcus Great Apes Fund – The Arcus Great Apes Fund supports conservation efforts that prom…

Arizona Foundation for Women

The mission of the Arizona Foundation for Women is to promote innovative solutions to fulfill the unmet needs of Arizona’s Women and Children. The Foundation works to enhance the lives of women and children by investing in and promoting innovative solutions to such issues as domestic violence and child abuse prevention, economic self–sufficiency and self–esteem for young women.

Astraea National Lesbian Action Foundation

Today, Astraea is the largest lesbian organization in the world. We raise funds and issue grants based on the belief that all women can participate in the philanthropic process–from giving to grantmaking. The International Grants Program includes the following: International Panel Grants, Social Change Opportunity Fund, International Interim/Emergency Fund, International Collaborative & Philanthropic Grants, International Donor Advised Grants, In…

Avon Foundation - Women & Health - National & International

The Avon Foundation, an accredited 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded in 1955 to improve the lives of women and their families. As it passes the half century milestone, the Avon Foundation brings this mission to life through two key areas of focus: breast cancer and domestic violence.

Boston Women's Fund

For the past twenty years, the Boston Women™s Fund has been the only foundation in northeastern Massachusetts to exclusively support community–based organizations run by women and girls. We fund low–income women, women of color, lesbians, women with disabilities, older women, and girls who are working to create a society based on racial, social and economic justice.

Canadian Women's Foundation

Canadian Women™s Foundation raises money and makes grants to help stop violence against women and build economic independence for women and their children.

Chahara Foundation

The Chahara Foundation offers general operating funds to Greater Boston–based nonprofit institutions working with and run by lower–income women.

Chambers Family Fund - Women, Arts, Education - National Focus

The Chambers Family Fund supports regional and national not–for–profit organizations that create systems change, improve the quality and circumstances of life and reflect our values and interests. We invest time, expertise and funding in organizations that help women become economically self–sufficient, enhance the early care and education of children, strengthen justice, equality and opportunity, and enrich the arts and culture.

Channel Foundation

The Channel Foundation promotes leadership in women’s human rights around the globe by supporting organizations engaged in combating gender inequality. Through grantmaking, advocacy, and collaboration with an international network of women’s rights organizations and funders, we create opportunities in order to ensure that women’s rights are respected, protected, and fulfilled.

Chicago Foundation for Women

One of the largest women™s funds in the world, Chicago Foundation for Women believes that all women and girls should have the opportunity to achieve their potential and live in safe, just and healthy communities.

Colin Higgins Foundation

The Colin Higgins Foundation focuses its support on organizations and projects that work with youth; rural and reservation communities; communities of color; transgender communities; and low–income communities.

Dallas Women's Foundation

Dallas Women’s Foundation seeks out and invests in organizations striving to create long–term, positive change. Research has shown that when you help a woman move up in society, you help her entire family. When you help a family break the cycle of poverty, you improve the health of the entire community. We seek to create systemic change by funding programs that meet the needs of our community.

David N. Lane Trust for Aged & Indigent Women - Connecticut

The David N. Lane Trust for Aged & Indigent Women was established in 1964 to support and promote quality human services and health care programming for underserved older women living in Fairfield and New Haven Counties, Connecticut. The deadline for application to the David N. Lane Trust for Aged & Indigent Women is July 1. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months after the proposal deadline. Applicant organizat…

Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting

The mission of the Educational Foundation is to support the advancement of women in the accounting profession through the funding of education, research, career literature, publications and other projects.

Eleanor Foundation

The Eleanor Foundation is a research–driven public grantmaking fund that helps create the conditions for working women to achieve sustained economic independence. The Eleanor Foundation is a catalyst”serving as Chicago’s only public grant–making fund focused exclusively on helping working women achieve sustained economic independence. We take a social venture approach to philanthropy: Research–Driven Programs, Engaged Investo…

Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award

Established in 1989, the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award honors an individual, project, organization, or institution for outstanding contributions to equity and education for women and girls. The award is given for a broad range of activities including classroom teaching, educational and research contributions, and legal and legislative work in equity for women and girls. While the award focuses on education, the recipient need not be an educator.

Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation - Scholarships for Disabled Women - Natio...

The vision of The Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation, Inc. (ELA) is to “Change the Face of Disability on the Planet.” Having been disabled by a spinal cord tumor at the age of two, I have firsthand knowledge of the needs and opportunities that are available to a woman with a disability. Through ELA, scholarships are offered to women with disabilities who are currently pursuing graduate degrees.

Federated Department Stores Foundation

The Federated Department Stores Foundation focuses giving primarily in the areas of education, arts/culture, women’s issues, HIV/AIDS, and programs to assist youth and minorities. Applicants seeking funding for programs or projects that directly benefit one or more of these areas of strategic focus should make that clear on their applications.

Fund for Nonviolence

The Fund for Nonviolence cultivates and supports community–based efforts to bring about social change that moves humanity towards a more just and compassionate coexistence. We have identified three priority areas which inform our funding: women in poverty, children (with an emphasis on girls), and challenging state–sponsored violence.

Georgia-Pacific Foundation

The purpose of the Georgia–Pacific Foundation is to help create and fund those programs and initiatives that add value to, and measurably improve, the quality of life within the communities where Georgia–Pacific employees live and work. The Foundation supports quality programs in Education, Literacy, Environment, Women and Minorities Entrepreneurship Arts & Culture, Youth Enrichment and Community Enhancement. Please visit our blog for locat…

Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Award Program

Guardian’s annual initiative designed to reward the enterprising spirits of girls ages 12 to 18. Guardian awards prizes to 15 girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship; are taking the first steps toward financial independence; and make a difference in their schools and communities. Prizes totaling $30,000 are granted to three top winners and 12 finalists each year, to further their entrepreneurial pursuits or save for college.

Global Fund for Women

The Global Fund for Women supports women’s groups that advance the human rights of women and girls. We strengthen women’s right groups based outside the United States by providing small, flexible, and timely grants ranging from $500 to $20,000 for operating and program expenses.

Grameen Foundation

The Grameen Foundation helps the world™s poorest, especially women, improve their lives and escape poverty through access to microfinance and technology. With a footprint in 36 nations, Grameen Foundation is able to identify local needs and share best practices and lessons learned to enhance and expand local programs that move women from poverty to financial self–sufficiency.

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non“profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant i…

Hadassah Foundation

The Hadassah Foundation is dedicated to refocusing the priorities of the Jewish community through innovative and creative funding for women and girls in the United States and Israel. The foundation’s mission is to improve the status, health, and well being of women and girls; bring their contributions, issues, and needs from the margins to the center of Jewish concern; and encourage and facilitate their active participation in decision–making an…

Henry Luce Foundation

The work of the Luce Foundation reflects the interests of four generations of the Luce family. These include the interdisciplinary exploration of higher education; increased understanding between Asia and the United States; the study of religion and theology; scholarship in American art; opportunities for women in science and engineering; and environmental and public policy programs.

Idaho Women's Foundation

The mission of the Idaho Women™s Charitable Foundation™s Pooled Grant Program is to research and nominate proposals for the ballot that best meet the criteria of the Idaho Women™s Charitable Foundation. A committee of members manages the annual pooled grant program. IWCF funds nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations serving southwestern Idaho. The guiding principle will be to select projects that because of their existence will make a sig…

Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis

Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis is a charitable women’s giving circle dedicated to awarding high impact grants to nonprofits in our community in the areas of arts & culture, education, environment, family, and health & wellness. Our intent is to award high impact grants totaling $100,000 or more to at least one nonprofit in our community. For most of us, a donation of this magnitude may be in our hearts, but is beyond our individual means. How…

Iowa Women's Foundation

It is the mission of the Iowa Women’s Foundation (IWF) to bring about a just society by supporting the empowerment of all women and girls throughout the state of Iowa.

Iowa Women's Foundation

The mission of the Iowa Women’s Foundation is to improve the lives of Iowa women and girls through the power of philanthropy, advocacy and collaboration. The Foundation serves the full spectrum of girls and women in rural and urban communities throughout all regions of the state of Iowa, including, but not limited to those who are impoverished, incarcerated, institutionalized, lesbians, older women, physically or mentally challenged, single mothers, w…

Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund - Multiple States

The Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund is the Company™s employee–funded charitable organization. The Fund provides annual grants to charitable organizations located in the various communities in the United States where JCS employees live. These organizations engage in community development programs, which focus efforts on at–risk women, families and youth, low–income families and food programs. Company brands include Mr. Cof…

Kentucky Foundation for Women

The mission of the Kentucky Foundation for Women is to promote positive social change by supporting varied feminist expression in the arts. When women and girls advance, so does Kentucky.

Libby Ross Foundation

The Libby Ross Foundation’s mission is to make a significant difference in the lives of women afflicted with breast cancer through unique support programs and to help eradicate the disease through research and early detection.

Limited. Inc.

While we have supported hundreds of community organizations, we know that to be effective requires focus. Because women are the backbone of our success, we focus on issues important to them: Empowering women, Nurturing and mentoring children, Improving education.

Liz Claiborne Foundation

The Foundation provides active assistance to various nonprofit organizations, especially those which address issues of particular concern to women and their families. Projects focus primarily on helping disadvantaged women gain their self–sufficiency through job training and microenterprise development; serving the special needs of women who are HIV–positive or have AIDS; working toward prevention of family violence while assisting abused women…

Long Island Fund for Women and Girls

The Long Island Fund for Women & Girls encourages all women and girls to become philanthropists, thus enlarging Long Island’s donor pool. The impact of pooled small and large contributions has made, and will continue to make a difference in the lives of Long Island women and girls. The Long Island Fund for Women & Girls is a vehicle for encouraging, and where possible, funding the grassroots initiatives organized by women and girls in response…

Macy's Foundation

The Macy’s Foundation focuses its giving primarily in the areas of women’s issues, arts and culture, education and HIV/AIDS (with special emphasis on minority issues within each of those four areas) and the environment. Applicants seeking funding for programs or projects that directly benefit one or more of these areas of strategic focus should indicate their focus clearly on their applications. Grants from the company (including all divisions) a…

Maine Women's Fund

The MWF is strategically focused on the four priority areas: Eliminating violence against women and girls. Fostering self–esteem and self–determination for girls and women. Promoting economic security for every woman in Maine. Providing access to quality health information and health care services.

Mama Cash

Mama Cash supports pioneering initiatives by women worldwide that contribute to strengthening the women’s position and improving their rights. By financing women™s initiatives in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mama Cash helps give women greater influence in their own lives and environments. Mama Cash is investing in a better future for women and girls worldwide. And men benefit as well.

Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation

Each year, the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation has grown steadily in its mission to eradicate cancers affecting women and to prevent violence against women. Our vital grant programs for women™s cancers and efforts to stop domestic violence have increased significantly each year, from $500,000 in 1997 to $2.1 million in 2003, $3.6 million in 2004, and now to $4.7 million in 2005.

Michigan Women’s Foundation

The Michigan Women™s Foundation seeks to help women and girls: achieve economic justice, experience their communities as safe places, value and have equal access to education and training, address gender discrimination in all forms, transform society.

Moriah Fund

The Moriah Fund is a private foundation that was established in 1985 to perpetuate the lifelong philanthropic commitment of its founders, Robert and Clarence Efroymson. Their philosophy of giving was rooted in fundamental Jewish values: a concern for the disadvantaged and an emphasis on self–help; a commitment to equity and justice; and a desire to improve the quality of life for Jews and non–Jews alike. Moriah seeks to promote human rights and…

Ms. Foundation for Women

The Ms. Foundation for Women funds in the areas of economic security; health and safety; and girls, young women and leadership. We also support organizing and public policy advocacy work that cuts across these issue areas.

National Organization for Women Foundation (

The National Organization for Women Foundation (“NOW Foundation”) is a 501(c) (3) organization devoted to furthering women’s rights through education and litigation.

New Mexico Women's Foundation

The New Mexico Women’s Foundation is dedicated to creating employment opportunities for women that allow them to stay in their communities and produce products or establish services.

New York Women's Foundation

The New York Women’s Foundation was established in 1987 as a voice for women and a force for change. We combine hands–on philanthropy with community–driven projects to change the lives of low–income women and girls. The New York Women’s Foundation funds organizations and programs within the five boroughs of New York City that have developed strategies to move low–income women and girls towards long–term economic secu…

Nike Foundation

The Nike Foundation seeks to empower disadvantaged girls ages 10 to 19 years, the age group defined as adolescents by the World Health Organization. We also plan to reserve a portion of funds to support projects such as relief donations and other programs that we initiate.

Noel Foundation

The Noel Foundation funds programs that include: Missionaries of Charity who work with the “poorest of the poor” assisting homeless mothers and children and those afflicted with HIV/AIDS, adoption programs, supplies and meals for Skid Row families, healthcare for needy women and children, after school education and mentoring for disadvantaged children, specialized training for teachers in under–resourced schools, and cancer treatment and research pro…

Nokomis Foundation - Michigan

The Nokomis Foundation is committed to creating a stronger voice for women and girls by providing grants and technical assistance to organizations supporting women and girls. Geographic focus boundaries of Allegan, Kent or Ottawa counties in Michigan.

Oak Foundation - US & International Focus

The Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. Areas of funding interest include Climate Change, Human Rights, Homelessness, Marine Conservation, Child Abuse, Women Issues.

Open Meadows Foundation

Open Meadows is a grant–making organization for projects that are designed and implemented by women and girls, which does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion or sexual orientation. It offers grants of up to $2,000 to projects that: Are designed and implemented by women and girls; Promote the empowerment and well being of women and girls; Reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of our society; Promote social change; Have limited financia…

Oshkosh Area Community Foundation Women's Fund

The mission of the Women™s Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is to make resources available for causes of interest to women; to foster among women a sense of empowerment and philanthropy; and to increase awareness throughout the community of the importance of women™s issues.

peaChic Grants Given to Women to Start or Expand Business

peaChic was created by women in business, for women in business. Because of this we also focus significant effort on helping women achieve their dreams through owning businesses of their own. peaChic offers grants 4 times per year for the purpose of starting or expanding woman–owned businesses. Apply today for seasonal grant awards.

Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation - Research, Women Rights

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation honors contemporary individuals in the fields of Cosmology, Genetics, Neuroscience, Justice, and Women’s Rights whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture.

Portland Women's Foundation

The Portland Women™s Foundation (PWF) funds housing and education programs that impact and improve the lives of women in metropolitan Portland Oregon, including Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington counties.

Possible Woman Foundation International

Possible Woman Foundation International was founded in 2001 and granted 501(c)(3) status in the spring of 2002. The Foundation addresses the need to educate and support women as they grow into various stages of life, beginning with the early college years and flowing through retirement. PWFI’s vision affirms that we will provide an environment in which women can exchange business and life strategies, empowering themselves to be self sufficient for not…

Princeton Area Community Foundation

The Princeton Area Community Foundation created the Fund for Women and Girls to promote philanthropy by and for girls and the women who raise them. Since the Fund™s founding over 276 donors have joined together to focus their generosity. A $100,000 challenge from the Bristol–Myers Squibb Company in 2001 accelerated the Fund™s growth.

R.O.S.E. Fund

The R.O.S.E. Fund empowers individual women survivors to rebuild their lives, achieve self–sufficiency and regain their self–esteem by providing them with facial reconstructive surgeries and scholarship monies. We further provide women with inspirational role models who demonstrate the magnitude of what individual women with self–esteem can achieve.

Rainbow Endowment

The Rainbow Endowment is committed to promoting the health and social well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Funds dispersed by the Endowment are derived from the use of the Rainbow VISA Card and through its Proud Founding Sponsor, Subaru of America. Founded in 1995, the Endowment is governed by a volunteer board of directors.

Remmer Family Foundation

The mission of the Remmer Family Foundation is to reduce youth and female poverty by helping disadvantaged adolescent and pre–adolescent girls take charge of their own lives. Currently, the Foundation is concentrating on applications from organizations located in the metropolitan Jacksonville, FL and occasionally accepting those that are national in scope (e.g. research or advocacy).

Rockefeller Family Fund

For thirty years, the Rockefeller Family Fund has worked at the cutting edge of advocacy in such areas as environmental protection, advancing the economic rights of women, and holding public and private institutions accountable for their actions.


Getting involved in our local communities is the cornerstone of who we are. Our mission is to strengthen our communities by investing in programs that matter to our employees and enrich the lives of our consumers, from childhood to adulthood. Investing in Community, our philanthropic giving program, focuses on three key strategies: Growing Up investments provide the infants and children who use our products with a positive start and the tools to succeed in…

Saxena Family Foundation - Women - National & Global Focus

The Saxena Family Foundation is a privately funded, 501(c) (3) registered non–profit charitable foundation headquartered in Austin, Texas. The Foundation awards grants and supports programs that have a particular focus on empowering women. The Foundation anticipates most grants will be in the $5,000–$50,000 range. Initial grants are not necessarily typical of future grants. The Foundation’s charitable programs emphasize needs of women arou…

Scholarships for Moms

Balancing motherhood with your career can be overwhelming. Give yourself the tools you need to go back to school and become financially independent. View information available from schools offering online and campus courses and if you like, request information or search for a student loan.

Sister Fund

The Sister Fund is a private foundation that supports and gives voice to women working for justice from a religious framework. We call these women the Healers of Our Time, because we believe that the healing work of progressive religious women plays a crucial role in the development of a society in which all people can be socially, economically, politically and spiritually empowered.

Talbots Charitable Foundation

The Talbots Charitable Foundation is committed to helping women learn, pursue their dreams and enjoy healthier, fuller lives. To this end, the Foundation provides financial assistance to non–profit organizations supporting the education, health and cultural enrichment of women.

Third Wave Foundation

Third Wave funds organizations across the nation through the Reproductive Health and Justice Initiative. We accept proposals for projects which benefit, target, are devised by, and led by young women and transgender activists between the ages of 15 and 30. We especially look for programs or organizations that focus on the needs of low–income communities, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBT communities, and people of color.

Tupperware Brands Charitable Foundation - Women - Global Focus

Strategic social investments are at the heart of the Tupperware Brands Foundation which funds initiatives that enlighten, educate and empower women and girls globally. A mentor, an education, good physical and mental health”these are things that every woman should be able to provide her children and loved ones no matter who they are or where they live. The Foundation seeks to level the playing field for all women and girls, providing them with the…

Valentine Foundation - Pennsylvania

The Valentine Foundation is a Philadelphia–area grantmaking organization that, for over 20 years, has been providing charitable funds to organizations and programs which result in the empowerment of women and girls. The Foundation is committed to funding programs and organizations that effect fundamental social change: changing those systemic attitudes, practices and policies that prevent women and girls from realizing their full potential.

Verizon Foundation - Domestic Violence

The Verizon Foundation targets our philanthropic investments to partners and programs that achieve meaningful outcomes and measurable results in specific areas within each of our Funding Priorities. Grant applicants are required to select one or more outcomes and results for grants in each of our Funding Priorities. Areas of funding interest include Education, Literacy, Domestic Violence Prevention, Healthcare and Accessibility, Internet Safety. The Verizo…

Vermont Women Fund

No other organization in the state of Vermont makes grants exclusively to support the needs of women and girls¡ Our grants are helping women and girls to move out of poverty, establish safe relationships, choose healthy behaviors, build communication skills, master non–traditional occupations, and strengthen their physical, emotional, intellectual and financial well–being. We step in where larger foundations do not by funding smaller, gra…

Wallace Global Fund

The Fund supports initiatives related to environmental resource depletion and system collapse, corporate abuses and the concentration of corporate power, planetary carrying capacity, sustainable human population, women™s human rights, with an emphasis on ending female genital mutilation, civic engagement, civil liberties, equal justice, independent media, and media policy.

Washington Area Women’s Foundation

The Washington Area Women™s Foundation™s mission is to foster a powerful wave of philanthropy to improve the lives of women and girls through: Expanding and leveraging women™s philanthropy; Increasing social change philanthropy in our community; Providing grants, operational resources and technical assistance to local organizations; and, Serving as a regional voice for women and girls.

Washington Women's Foundation

Each year, Washington Women’s Foundation makes a powerful impact on local nonprofit organizations in the areas of the arts and culture, education, the environment, health, and human services. We welcome the interest of 501(c)(3) organizations through the submission of a Letter of Inquiry.

WHO Foundation

The WHO Foundation (Women Helping Others)® nationally supports grass–roots charities serving the overlooked needs of women and children.

Women Funding Network

The Women’s Funding Network is more than 130 organizations that fund women’s solutions across the globe. We give women the money and tools to transform their ideas into lasting change –– in every critical area from combating poverty to achieving advances in healthcare, education and human rights.

Women Win

Women Win is the first ever international women™s fund that supports sport and physical activities as instruments for social change and women™s empowerment.

Women's Endowment Fund - Akron

The Women’s Endowment Fund is a permanent endowment committed to improving the lives of women and girls in Summit County and assisting women in their growth as philanthropists.

Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis

The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis (WFGM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit grant–making organization. our grant–making program is uniquely equipped to focus on the special needs of women and families because of WFGM’s rigorous review process that enhances our ability to focus grants on successful programs that address community needs in five key areas: leadership development, job readiness/career development, economic and financial…

Women's Foundation of Arkansas

The mission of the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas (WFA) is to promote philanthropy among women and to help women and girls achieve their full potential. Funding is made available to human service, educational, and charitable groups in every corner of the state.

Women's Foundation of California

The Women™s Foundation of California believes that the central issues of feminism today are those of race, social class and sexuality. Therefore, we go wherever the most severe inequities exist for women of color, immigrant women, single mothers, elder women, low–income, lesbian, bisexual and transgender women. We know the leaders in these communities best understand their needs, and we support them in forming solutions for long–term, s…

Women's Foundation of Colorado

At The Women™s Foundation of Colorado, our goal is that every woman in Colorado is economically self–sufficient, and every girl in Colorado is on the path to economic self–sufficiency. Our mission to get there is to build resources and lead change so that the women and girls of Colorado are full and equal participants in society. Through the Direct Service Fund, the Foundation is funding programs in Education, Job Training and Financial…

Women's Foundation of Genesee Valley

The Women’s Foundation funds projects that create systemic change and move women and girls toward economic self–sufficiency.

Women's Foundation of Greater Kansas City

The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City raises, invests and grants funds to promote equity and opportunity for women and girls. Our grants have given local health centers the resources they need to provide better and more accessible services. We have helped improve the self–esteem of hundreds of women and girls by funding organizations that run support groups and personal healing and growth programs. And we have helped provide safe housing…

Women's Foundation of Greater Kansas City - Kansas

From its beginning, the foundation™s target has been programs specifically for girls and women, consistent with its goal of changing the feminine face of poverty. Since 1992, The Women™s Foundation of Greater Kansas City has helped thousands of women and children across the area access the services they need by awarding over $1.8 million in grants to local agencies. Our grants have given local health centers the resources they need to provi…

Women's Foundation of Minnesota

GirlsBEST (Girls Building Economic Success Together) program: a five–year grantmaking and public awareness initiative focused on increasing the readiness of girls, ages 10–18, to achieve economic well–being

Women's Foundation of Montana

The Women’s Foundation of Montana makes grants that benefit women and girls as well as our communities overall. As the only statewide fund dedicated to funding for women and girls, donations are leveraged through our endowment. Our grant–making is focused on lasting change for women and girls.

Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona

The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona is a social change organization committed to helping women and girls overcome economic, political, gender, and social barriers.

Women's Funding Alliance - Washington

The Women’s Funding Alliance is the leading foundation in Washington state that invests in and advocates for women and girls. By strategically supporting organizations that promote progressive change for women and girls, we have a dramatic impact on the overall health of our community. The Alliance promotes justice, health and opportunity by investing in the future of women and girls in the Puget Sound region. Through its grantmaking program, WFA advo…

Women's Sports Foundation

The Women™s Sports Foundation has awarded more than $700,000 in grant and scholarships to 139 organizations and 14,224 individuals across 30 states. Our programs provide girls and women with educational materials and scholarships, research on leadership development and opportunities to participate in sports and physical activity. The Foundation awards grants nationwide, but places a strong emphasis on Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and San Antonio metrop…

Women’s Fund of Central Texas

Women™s Fund of Central Texas was established in 2003 as a philanthropic fund to benefit women and children in our community through arts and culture, education, health or human service programs.

Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham

The fund is committed to: Supporting critical programs for women and girls through community initiated and board initiated grants; Providing a vehicle for women to assume greater roles as philanthropists.

Wood River Women’s Charitable Foundation - Idaho

The mission of the Wood River Women™s Charitable Foundation is to inspire and educate women to become leaders in philanthropy while bringing significant, positive change to the community by pooling our members™ resources. The Foundation selects projects for funding that reflect the breadth of its membership™s interest. This includes Economic and Basic Needs, Education, Environment and Health; Cultural Arts, Recreation and any other…


The working women association came into existence as a response to meet the housing and other needs of young professional women of federal capital. The Association established its first working women hostel in 1975 on self help basis and organized first ever women mountaineering expedition in 1978 with the help of Alpine club of Pakistan.

Wyoming Women's Foundation

The Wyoming Women™s Foundation invests in the economic self– sufficiency of women and the future of girls. The Wyoming Women™s Foundation realizes the impact continuing education, job training and placement, affordable childcare, wage inequity and teen pregnancy can have on economic self–sufficiency and widening opportunities for women and girls. Because we recognize the significance of these issues, proposals incorporating posi…