Our Past Grant Partners Have Included:
Asociación Para el Desarrollo Integral de Guatemala Maya (ASODIGUA)
ASODIGUA is committed to strengthening the comprehensive development of the rural Mayan indigenous communities, and eradicating extreme poverty in which they live. They focus on education as a fundamental pillar in changing mindsets and attitudes, generating positive practices that favor full development of indigenous women.
Asociación Generando (ASOGEN)
ASOGEN is an association of women, which creates and facilitates spaces for citizen participation, youth leadership, political analysis, defense and empowerment of their human rights and also promotes alternatives for their integral and sustainable development with equality, gender equity, and intercultural interaction to affect the lives of Guatemalan women, especially women survivors of violence in three departments comprised largely of indigenous women.
Working since 1993, Envirocare wishes to be the best provider of opportunities for acquisition, development, promotion, dissemination and preservation of knowledge and skills in environmental conservation and livelihood with a gender, human rights base and participatory approach through advocacy, capacity building and action research thus contributing to poverty alleviation initiatives.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres (FCAM)
FCAM supports self-organized women’s organizations and grassroots groups that defend and promote women’s rights in Central America, helping these groups become financially, politically, physically and emotionally sustainable.
Freedom Lodge, Inc
Freedom Lodge works to support the recovery of First Nations Peoples suffering from ethnocide, post-traumatic stress syndromes and residential school abuses.
Rapid City, SD
Grassy Narrows Women’s Run Group
The focus of the Grassy Narrows Women’s Drum Group is to bring awareness to local communities, as well as to the international community, about their ongoing struggle to protect the land, water, air, wild plants/animals and the Anishinabek (the people of Grassy Narrows First Nation).
Grassy Narrows, Ontario, Canada
Iqra (“read” in Arabic) Fund provides educational opportunities for women and girls to improve their quality of life through education.
Menlo Park, CA
Lambi Fund of Haiti
Lambi Fund’s mission is to support grassroots organizations that foster democracy and development in Haiti today.
MADRE is an international women’s human rights organization that works to advance social justice by equipping women to both improve conditions in their communities and advocate for human rights.
Maine Women’s Fund
MWF seeks to transform the lives of Maine women and girls through strategic grantmaking, community engagement and support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to social change.
Maine Women’s Policy Center (MWPC)
For general operating support. The Maine Women’s Policy Center (MWPC) was founded in 1990 to improve the economic, social, and political status of women and girls in Maine through research, public policy, and leadership development. MWPC works for systemic change by organizing, training, and supporting women and girls to effectively participate in the policy-making process.
Paso Pacifico works to restore and protect the Pacific Slope ecosystems of Mesoamerica, including the endangered dry tropical forest, mangrove wetlands, and eastern Pacific coral reefs. By working with local communities, landowners, and partner organizations, they restore and protect the habitats that form building blocks for wildlife corridors.
Ventura, CA & Managua, Nicaragua
Peace Direct/ENVISION Zimbabwe Women’s Trust
Peace Direct finds and funds outstanding local peacebuilders and promotes local peacebuilding to people with power and resources. Through Peace Direct, we funded Envision, to implement a conflict transformation, women’s rights and gender sensitization project in Hurungwe District located in Mashonaland West Province of Zimbabwe.
New York, NY and Harare, Zimbabwe.
Phoenixfire works with their Fort Belknap Tribal community government and many others to initiate a number of larger projects to protect Mother Earth and to empower women and indigenous peoples.
Playing For Change
PFCF creates positive change through music and arts education and develops personal connections between students from PFCF programs in the United States and abroad promoting mutual understanding, collaboration, growth and sustainable peace-making.
She Should Run
She Should Run is a non-partisan 501(c)3 with the mission to expand the talent pool of women running for office in the United States. Their programs provide an approachable starting place and network for women leaders considering a future run by providing community, resources and growth opportunities. They believe that women of all political leanings, ethnicities, and backgrounds should have an equal opportunity to lead in elected office and that our democracy will benefit from the varied perspectives and experiences that women bring to leadership.
SOFEPADI (Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Integral Development)
SOFEPADI is an organization for the defense and promotion of human rights, specifically those of women and children in the DRC. It was created on April 2, 2000 in the context of wars raging in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and in particular the city of Bunia and surrounding territory. It has a wholistic program to support women survivors of gender based violence, including the physical, economic and financial levels.
Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tulele Piesa (meaning “sailing the waves on our own”)
Tulele Piesa’s mission is to relocate Carterets Islanders voluntarily to mainland Bougainville over the next 10 years. The guiding philosophy is one of self- sufficiency and independence, so that Carterets people do not develop a dependence or cargo mentality, but take initiative and action to improve the quality of their personal and community life.
Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
For now see: https://www.wecf.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2015-Tulele-Peisa.pdf
WECAN (WOMEN’S EARTH & CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK)WECAN is supporting action initiatives to create a collective voice, action base and movement of women from across the United States and the world concerning climate justice, demanding action on climate change, supporting trainings and climate solution projects, and providing opportunities for women on the frontlines of climate change to tell their stories of struggle and solutions.
Mill Valley, CA
Wiconi Wawokiya Inc (Helping Families)
To support outreach efforts to communities of South Dakota about the Pathfinder Center to gather community and financial support. The mission of Wiconi Wawokiya, Inc. is to provide a place of refuge for victims of human trafficking from all over South Dakota and to promote the growth and development of those we serve by empowering them to experience healing and wholeness while ensuring that each women gains a sense of self-worth and the capacity to achieve her full potential.
Fort Thompson, SD
www.wiconiwawokiya.org and www.pathfindercenter.org
WoMIN AFRICAN GENDER AND EXTRACTIVES ALLIANCE (WoMIN)
WoMIN is an African gender and extractive alliance, which works alongside national and regional movements and popular organizations of women, mining-impacted communities and peasants, and other sympathetic organizations. We provide funds to help complete the documentary film “No Good Comes from the Mine”, telling the story of how women activists in South Africa, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are affected by mining and extractives and their active struggle to take back control of their land, their rights, their bodies and their lives.
Johannesburg, South Africa