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Funding Alert: Women


#GIRLBOSS FOUNDATION

The Foundation enables women to connect across social, digital, and experiential platforms to discuss and share knowledge about career, entrepreneurship, personal finance, relationships, and more. The Foundation awards one grant biannually to female entrepreneurs pursuing creative endeavors. [More...]

AAUW

The Organization (formerly known as the American Association of University Women) offers Community Action grants to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations, as well as to local, community-based nonprofits for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls. One-year grants ($2,000 to $7,000 over one year) provide seed money for new projects. [More...]

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR UNIVERSITY WOMEN

The Association’s Community Action grants provide seed money for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls. Individual women, AAUW branches, AAUW state organizations, and local community-based nonprofits are eligible to apply. [More...]

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR UNIVERSITY WOMEN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the association for women scholars, activists, and teachers. The Foundation’s community action grants provide seed money for new projects or start-up funds for longer-term programs that address the particular needs of the community and develop girls’ sense of efficacy through leadership or advocacy opportunities. [More...]

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN

The Association is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for exclusively for graduate women. Its Community Action grants provide seed money to individual women, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as community-based organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls. [More...]

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s Community Action grants support the work of individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofits. Priority is given to innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls. [More...]

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY

The Society is accepting nominations for its ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences. The annual Award, sponsored by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, recognizes significant accomplishments by individuals who have stimulated or fostered the interest of women in chemistry, promoting their professional development as chemists or chemical engineers. [More...]

AMERICAN CONGRESS OF OBSETRICANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS

The Congress’s 2018 Warren H. Pearse Women’s Health Policy Research Award supports research that explores and aspect of healthcare policy that assists, defines, or restricts the ability of a physician to deliver health care to women in the general population or in a specific area. [More...]

ASCENA FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the retailer of various women’s clothing brands including Lane Bryant, dressbarn, Catherines, and Ann Taylor. The Foundation’s Rosalyn S. [More...]

AVON HELLO TOMORROW FUND

The Fund provides grants to support individuals who are conducting projects to empower women or girls in one of three areas: business development, community service, or awareness and outreach. Business development programs should empower women through their mission, product, or service, or through the means of doing business. [More...]

AVON PRODUCTS INC

The Company’s Hello Tomorrow Fund is designed to empower women and improve society. Grants are awarded to individuals to enable them to pursue a project that will better the lives of United States women of all ages. [More...]

BERGER-MARKS FOUNDATION

The Foundation has one chief goal; that of organizing women into unions. The Foundation was established with a bequest from the estates of Edna Berger, the first female lead organizer for the Newspaper Guild and her husband, the Tin Pan Alley songwriter, Gerald Marks. [More...]

BOULWARE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is a new family foundation focusing on increasing economic opportunities for women and girls. The Foundation seeks to fund domestic and international programs aimed at empowering women economically and moving them toward financial freedom. [More...]

CAMILLE BECKMAN FOUNDATION, INC.

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the skin care, body care, and perfume Company. The Foundation believes that we are all connected and that it is up to everyone on to create a future of love and prosperity. [More...]

CANADIAN WOMEN’S FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s is the country’s only national public foundation designed to raise grant funds to meet the needs of women and girls. The Foundation supports women’s organizations across Canada that are using the most effective approaches to ending violence against women, moving low-income women out of poverty, and building strong, resilient girls. [More...]

EILEEN FISHER

The fashion Company believes that everyone has the ability to lead. There are many ways to lead, many styles of leadership, and many kinds of effective leaders. [More...]

EWOMENNETWORK FOUNDATION

The Foundation exists to help small organizations make a big difference. In the spirit of “lifting as we climb,” the Foundation supports small nonprofits whose mission includes improving the emotional and financial well-being of women and children. [More...]

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN

The Fund believes that women are powerful catalysts for change and that strong women’s organizations and movements make transformative shifts in power that are crucial to women realizing their rights and creating lasting solutions to the world’s problems. The Fund helps to advance the movement for women’s human rights by director resources and raising the voices of women worldwide. [More...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S MEDIA FOUNDATION

The Foundation is accepting applications for its Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. [More...]

L’OREAL PARIS

The Company’s annual L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth Awards seeks to honor women making a beautiful difference in the world through voluntarism. Awards are given to honor women who go above and beyond, selflessly voluntee4ring their time and empower others. [More...]

L’OREAL WOMEN OF WORTH

The Program honors women in the United States whose volunteer work serves their communities. Nominees must be women, legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, consent to be nominated, and 18 years old or older at the time of nomination. [More...]

L’OREAL-UNESCO WOMEN IN SCIENCE

The International Awards Program identifies and supports eminent women in science throughout the world. Each year, the Program recognizes five Awards Laureates for their contributions to the advancement of science. [More...]

MARY KAY ASH CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s mission is to enrich women’s lives around the world. Money for the Foundation came from the founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics. [More...]

MARY KAY FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program awards grants to organizations in the United States that operate emergency shelters for victims of domestic violence. Grants may be used for the operating budget of the organization although they will not cover staff travel. [More...]

MARY'S PENCE

This grassroots Organization directs donated resources to small women’s projects. Funding decisions are rooted in the Catholic tradition of social justice together with feminist values where all are welcome at the table. [More...]

OPEN MEADOWS FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports projects that are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. The Foundation funds projects that don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and expression, age, or ability. [More...]

ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE FOR THE DEVELOPING WORLD

The Organization, in partnerships with the Elsevier Foundation and TWAS, is accepting nominations for the 2014 Awards. The Awards recognize the research excellence of women scientists working and living in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean and celebrate the achievements of women scientists in the early stages of their careers. [More...]

PIMCO FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the investment management Firm. Its mission is to empower people globally to reach their full potential. [More...]

PROJECT ATHENA FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to helping women survivors of medical or other traumatic setbacks achieve their adventurous dreams. The Foundation defines (but doesn’t limit) a medical or traumatic setback to cancer, congenital defects, neurological disorders, autoimmune disorders, amputees, and post-traumatic stress disorder. [More...]

PROJECT INSPIRE

Launched in 2011, to mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and the 25th anniversary of MasterCard Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa, the Project presents 18-35 year olds with a five-minute platform to pitch their inspired idea for the chance to win a $25,000 grant. Project Inspire promotes projects that empower disadvantaged women and girls in the developing world through entrepreneurship and business literacy. [More...]

THE ASSOCIATED COUNTRY WOMEN OF THE WORLD

The Organization supports women in their efforts to reduce poverty, improve health, and advance education through 460 member societies active in over 70 countries. The Organization has three main funding areas: the Water for All Fund, Women Feed the World Fund, and Projects Fund. [More...]

THE CHANNEL FOUNDATION

The Foundation promotes leadership in women’s human rights around the globe by supporting organizations engaged in combating gender inequality. The type of work that the Foundation supports includes legal; legislative and policy advocacy; capacity, network, and coalition building; human rights education, training and leadership development; and other innovative strategies. [More...]

THE GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN

The Fund’s mission is to play a leading role in advancing women’s rights by making grants that support and strengthens women’s groups around the world. The Fund mobilizes and redistributes resources that enable women to develop creative solutions to local, regional, and transnational challenges. [More...]

THE HADASSAH FOUNDATION

The Foundation is an investor in social change for girls and women. It supports projects in the United States and Israel that work to improve the status, health, and well-being of women and girls; those that bring women’s and girls’ contributions, issues, and needs from the margins to the center of Jewish concern; and those that encourage and facilitate their active participation in decision-making and leadership in all spheres of life. [More...]

THE MARTHA STEWART LIVING OMNIMEDIA FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the media company. It focuses its grantmaking on projects aligned with its mission. [More...]

THE MARY KAY ASH CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the beauty supply Company. It focuses its grantmaking on two areas: cancer research and domestic violence. [More...]

THE MARY KAY FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s Shelter Grant program awards a grant to at least one domestic violence shelter in every state; remaining fund are distributed based on state population. This is in support of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month every October. [More...]

THE REAL FOUNDATION

Founded by Kathy O’Briend a member of the “Survivor: Marquesa” cast, the Foundation seeks to help women discover their internal strength and self-confidence and to succeed in life. The Foundation supports counseling and special projects, such as outdoor adventure experiences, that would not otherwise be funded. [More...]

THIRD WAVE FOUNDATION

Third Wave is a feminist, activist Foundation that works nationally to support young women and transgender youth ages 15 to 30. Through strategic grantmaking, leadership development, and philanthropic advocacy, the Foundation supports groups and individuals working toward gender, racial, economic, and social justice. [More...]

VALENTINE FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports organizations and programs that empower women and girls to recognize and develop their full potential. Also funded are programs that make efforts to change established attitudes that discourage women and girls from realizing their potential. [More...]

WHO (WOMEN HELPING OTHERS) FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports grassroots charities around the country and in Puerto Rico serving the overlooked needs of women and children. Of special interest are projects that address health, education, and social service needs. [More...]

WHO FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports grassroots charities serving the overlooked needs of women and children. Funding is earmarked for organizations serving women and/or children in the United States and Puerto Rico. [More...]

WOMEN HELPING OTHERS FOUNDATION

Grants are awarded to educate people about health and education issues, for organizations dedicated to the concerns of women and children, and for women helping others through community service. Original or pioneering programs are encouraged. [More...]

WOMEN’S PEACEPOWER FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s grantmaking is focused on two areas: combating violence against women and teaching peace. Priority for the violence against women grants is given to organizations and people working to draw together the resources of knowledge on violence, increasing opportunities to speak out against violence, and creating new solutions addressing the problems associated with living and growing up in a violent home. [More...]

WOMEN’S STUDIO WORKSHOP

The Workshop aims to encourage the voice and vision of individual women artists, providing professional opportunities to women artists at various stages of their careers. The Workshop also promotes programs designed to stimulate public involvement, awareness, and support for the visual arts. [More...]

YVES ROCHER FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the cosmetics company. It’s Women of the Earth Awards honor women who act for the good of nature and the well-being of all humankind. [More...]

ZONTA ANCHORAGE

The affiliate of Zonta International, a global service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the state of women, is accepting applications for the Amelia Earhart Fellowship. The Fellowship is available to any woman of any nationality who is pursuing a Ph.D. [More...]

ZONTA CLUB OF ANCHORAGE

Zonta Anchorage, a chartered club of Zonta International, a global service organization of executives in business and the professions working to advance the status of women is inviting applications for its Amelia Earhart Fellowship. The Fellowship is awarded to 35 women of any nationality each year who are pursuing a Ph.D. [More...]



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