2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations


The following organizations currently offer grant and funding opportunities for women and/or accept letters of inquiry or proposals. New Venture Fund. Vermont Women’s Fund. Global Fund for Women. The Moriah Fund. Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples.

Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance


The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) works to protect the rights and improve the lives of children in the Middle East through aid, empowerment and education. There were guards stationed everywhere throughout the camp and when she came back she knew that she wanted to do something for the children there. Two years after MECA started sanctions were imposed on Iraq, which were ultimately were responsible for the deaths of half a million children under the age of 5.


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NetCentric Advocacy: Protection and Empowerment: Themes that work

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Connectivity is Productivity: | Main | The end game of networks » August 16, 2007 Protection and Empowerment: Themes that work Rockridge has been working hard on cooking the overall frames and themes that can tie the community together. Progressive government has two aspects: protection and empowerment. No one makes any money in this country without the progressive empowerment by government.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

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Kavita Ramdas, President and CEO, Global Fund for Women. Kavita Ramdas is the President and CEO of the nonprofit, the Global Fund for Women. I think it's worth it (: Kavita Ramdas: The Global Fund for Women is the largest independent, publicly supported grant-making foundation to advance women's human rights internationally. We simply don't have the resources to be able to fund all of those, and we need to make some hard choices.

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What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving

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We’ve all faced the impact of COVID-19 – from job loss to home-schooling our children to mental health concerns, or much worse – but in keeping with the resiliency of the human spirit, the scale and scope of the pandemic has driven innovation.

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12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mission: To improve access and quality of education for 4 million children living in underserved communities in India. Mission: To help eradicate extreme poverty through community development projects in urban sanitation, water filtration, health, alternative energy, and economic empowerment. Mission: To fund social entrepreneurs in the developing world through crowdfunding.

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Help Empower Women Rights Organizations in the Ukraine

Beth Kanter

The project is called “ Tech2Empower ,” organized by Wake , an organization on a quest to leverage technology for women’s empowerment globally. Seventy-five percent are women and children. We need to raise an additional $10,000 through this crowd funding campaign to help bring as many women’s organizations as we can to training in Kiev in October. A branch of my family tree is from the Ukraine.

On the Future of Braille: Thoughts by Radical Braille Advocates

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In what is known as the “ braille provision ,” the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004 mandates that the teams who help write educational plans for students with disabilities presume that all blind and visually impaired children should be taught Braille unless it is determined to be inappropriate. And today, braille is not being taught to most blind children. and critical for the inclusion and empowerment of people in developing countries.

6 Examples of Nonprofits Working with For-Profits for a Greater Good

NonProfit Hub

Make-A-Wish grants ill children once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that come in all shapes and sizes (from meeting famous athletes to becoming Batman for a day ). Helping some of the world’s most impoverished children in Liberia is a complex problem, but ChildFund International receives help from an important partner back in the U.S.: ChildFund estimates that 15 percent of children don’t have anything to put on their feet.

What are advantages to collaboration between nonprofit and for-profit organizations?

ASU Lodestar Center

NPOs and corporations have come together because of the need for additional funding resources and new strategies for organizational approaches. It is estimated that 15 percent of children do not have any shoes to put on their feet, so this is indeed a necessity to children worldwide. Pact’s involvement with Coca-Cola funded several million dollars for female economic empowerment in Southeast Asia. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

Announcing the Launch of Book #3:The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Beth Kanter

The royalties that I earn from my books have been donated to nonprofits to support women’s and girl’s empowerment work and given this past week, I am all the more convinced of the need to support such programs. I have two adopted children from Cambodia, and both these young women lived in the same orphanage as my daughter.

Collective Lens: Photography for Social Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Successful fund raisers for social causes have known that for a long time. A recent series of studies by psychologists provides the research that proves it -- they have found that fund-raising appeals do best when they are crafted around a single gripping image. " There are links to several charities that provide support and assistance to children in developing countries. Photo by Santino Livoti One face to a problem moves us, millions overwhelm us.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 5 Extraordinary Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

NNEDV has been an invaluable subject matter expert, collaborator, and friend to TechSoup's Caravan Studios as we develop the SafeNight app , a tool individuals can use to fund emergency shelter as a tax-deductible donation. Empowerment, Shelter, and Support. " The organization serves women, men, and children fleeing domestic violence. The dog- and family-friendly event helped raise awareness and funds to care for pets coming in to shelters with their humans.

Vote for the Best Social Change and Technology Projects at Netsquared!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Starting this week, you can vote for the best NetSquared Innovation Fund Award nominated projects until Saturday, April 14th at Noon PDT. CompuMentor has created a Technology Innovation Fund to provide direct cash support to projects selected by the NetSquared Community. Community Technology Centres for Children And Young Adults in Low and Moderate Income Communities in Madurai India.

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What is your “Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)?

Beth Kanter

Through his nonprofit, “ Technology for People ,” he has dedicated his life to girls (and boys) empowerment through technology. The “Remand Homes,” although funded by the government, are pretty bare and under-resourced. In the community, there is only a boys home, but the director of this home, a very committed and passionate professional had just been assigned to set up the girls home. with Rufina Fernandez and Rajen Varada.

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Does the Most Powerful Work Live Onstage or Behind the Scenes?

Museum 2.0

They are funded primarily by foundations (or are foundations themselves). We need more empowerment in this world, and these institutions offer it. Children's Museum of Pittsburgh is a terrific place to visit AND a leading force in diverse regional projects to support youth development. Let's say your organization has a mission to increase X (art, healthy kids, clean water, community cohesiveness, etc.).

The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While I faced a difficult decision culling winners from the forty focused initiatives described in the entries, I selected the following based on their innovative and courageous approaches to a variety of social issues, from new types of housing for the underserved, to animal welfare, to women’s empowerment. The Women’s Center of Tarrant County has a name problem, as we serve women, men and children…about 82,000 a year.

American Indian Resource Center: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

in Oklahoma is one of the frontline organizations that addresses these and other issues in a very interesting way – starting with the children. The organization is mainly funded through federal grants from the U.S. Heather is pretty proud of the work they’re doing on behalf of Native American children. There is a wide array of nonprofit organizations that serve the 1.6 million Native Americans in the U.S.

Greater Washington Give to the Max Day Training Event

Beth Kanter

Father McKenna Center : The McKenna Center serves the needs of the poor, men, women and children through a variety of programs funded by generous individuals, religious orders and institutions, foundations and government grants. NStreet Village : N Street Village is a community of empowerment and recovery for homeless and low-income women in Washington, D.C.

A Review of the Guardian ACTIVATE Summit in London

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” Jeremy Heimans, Purpose, Australia, while he argued that micro payments are a better funding model than plain charity, for social change. by Dinesh Venkateswaran, Manager - Global Data Acquisitions, TechSoup Global. This was first posted on the GuideStar International blog. Guardian’s ACTIVATE is an annual conference that aims to bring together leaders in media, government and technology to a ctivatedly. discuss approaches to addressing nagging challenges of the current.

Coming to a Public School Near You: Hopefully, You as a Volunteer

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Every week I get to go in and read with the same two children for a half an hour each in the school library. Organizations like these teach everything from sports, to science, to the arts, to girl empowerment. Also, expect the unexpected: substitute teachers, sick children, field trips, special assemblies, and half days can all change the way you thought your day as a volunteer was going to go at a moment's notice.

The Digital Divide Doesn't Exist


The mission statement of One Laptop per Child is artfully constructed: "To create educational opportunities for the world's poorest children by providing each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop with content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning." of foundation funding goes to nonprofits led by people of color, people of color make up 16.5% Brett Meyer, NTEN. The digital divide doesn't exist.

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards


Constituent Empowerment. Winner: Children International. Used TeamRaiser to recruit new sponsors and recuited 5,000 sponsors since 2005 and sponsored over 560 children. Winner: Ploughshares Fund. Each year, at the annual Convio Summit, Convio honors a few of their clients who have pushed the envelope with their online campaigns. Here are the results for the 2008 Innovator Awards: Advocacy campaign or program. Honorable Mention: National Parks Conservation Association.

Off the Mat, Into the World: An Interview with Seane Corn

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SC: I'd started working with an organization called YouthAIDS which provides services and products to children worldwide who are affected by the HIV/AIDS crisis. This challenge benefited the Cambodian Children's Fund out of Cambodia. Of those 100, 20 people actually raised the $20,000, but those 80 people, who didn't raise the $20,000, still raised significant funds so that all together we ended up raising $524,000 that benefited CCF. We'll supply the funding.

Empowering Change: Caitlin Cohen of the Sigida Keneyali Project

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Some funding is exterior, but we are and will remain a low-budget organization, relying on the volunteerism of American students and Malian citizens. If the mayor’s office agrees in writing to fund the majority of the cost of the clinic, the committee will again go door-to-door as impromptu tax collectors, and MHOP will match what they raise. The CHAG will manage the funding so that it doesn’t fall victim to corruption as it did in the past. mali health NGO empowerment

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Traveling Postcards: Interview with Founder, Caroline Lovell

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Empowerment for our participants comes from connecting to an inner wisdom that is often kept hidden from public view, but is a place of extraordinary innate strength and well being. We are also funding very special after school art classes in Afghanistan through our partnership with Trust In Education. We know that creativity and freedom of expression go a long way in educating children to be tolerant and open minded.

Solutionary Women: Nancy Gruver

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See Jane , our program which is improving gender portrayals in children’s entertainment. Raising the funds to reach as many people as possible. Much of the media aimed at girls gives them mixed messages about “empowerment” by implying it can be attained by buying certain products.

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


Constituent Empowerment Honorable Mention: Sierra Club and American Cancer Society Winner: Children International Used TeamRaiser to recruit new sponsors and recuited 5,000 sponsors since 2005 and sponsored over 560 children. Online Fundraising Campaign or Program Honorable Mention: Planned Parenthood and Freestore Foodbank Winner: Ploughshares Fund Offer $100k grant to organization with the most votes in their "Peace Primary."

Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

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She is donating 100 percent of the royalties from the book to the Global Fund for Women. Britt Bravo: In so many of the groups you profiled, the women were using the arts for education, empowerment, or healing. The children are ages 6-16, and they're making huge strides by leading a national movement against child rape in Zimbabwe. I did only enough of it to continue to fund this new addiction that I had, and also to keep up my frequent flier miles.

Alli Chagi-Starr, Art in Action/Ella Baker Center, Podcast Interview Transcription

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My background is as an arts activist and I moved to the Bay Area in 1985 to go to school at UC Berkeley and I ended up leaving UC Berkeley my third year not finding what I was looking for there and starting some arts benefit event projects particularly around woman and children living with HIV and AIDS and shortly thereafter producing anti-war benefits, for the first Gulf War, if you can remember way back in '91, way back when. Is it children and literature?