Our Past Grant Partners Have Included:
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.
Community Action Fund for Women in Africa (CAFWA)
CAFWA works to empower women in conflict and post-conflict areas to rebuild their lives through financial security, increased food production, and environmental restoration. Rooted in the conviction that women should be active stakeholders in defining their own development strategies, CAFWA builds on initiatives that women have started themselves.
Santa Barbara CA
Darfur Women’s Action Group
DWAG also aims to empower Darfur communities affected by genocide, with a special focus on women, through education and skill development to empower them to participate in decision-making processes that foster positive change in their communities.
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.
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS)
GEMS’ mission is to empower girls and young women, ages 12–24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential. GEMS is committed to ending commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking of girls and young women by changing individual lives, transforming public perception, and revolutionizing the systems and policies that impact sexually exploited youth.
New York, NY
The Green Belt Movement (GBM)
GBM’s mission is to mobilize community consciousness- using tree planting as an entry point- for self-determination, equity, improved livelihoods and security, and environmental conservation.
Fonds Pour Les Femmes Congolaises (FFC)
FFC mobilizes financial and technical resources to support organizations, networks and groups of women and girls working at the grassroots level for the promotion of women’s rights with or without legal status.
Hardy Girls Healthy Women
Hardy Girls Healthy Women is dedicated to the health and well being of girls and women and to create opportunities, develop programs, and provide services that empower them.
Iqra (“read” in Arabic) Fund provides educational opportunities for women and girls to improve their quality of life through education.
Menlo Park, CA
Jeannette Rankin Scholarship Foundation
The JRF Scholarship Fund raises funds and awards scholarships annually to low-income women thirty five years of age and older who are in an undergraduate or vocational training program and have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves, their families and their communities.
2010, 2011, 2012
Julie’s Family Learning Program
Committed to the development of strong, healthy family functioning by breaking the cycle of poverty among low-income, at-risk, female-headed families in the Boston area
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 Academy of Modern Music (MAMM)
MAMM is dedicated to creating positive life experiences for Maine students of all ages and abilities, including girls, through innovative and inclusive music programs which promote resiliency, self-expression, creativity and determination.
Maine Centers for Women, Work and Community (WWC)
WWC’s mission is to help women succeed in the Maine economy and achieve economic security for themselves and their families.
2012, 2013, 2014
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.
2015, 2016, 2017
New Orleans Musicians Relief Fund (NOMRF)
NOMRF promotes the music of New Orleans and encourages emerging talent throughout the city.
New Orleans, LA
The Omid Foundation strengthens the social/emotional/economic competencies of marginalized and abused young women (aged 15-25) in Iran (“MYW”), providing them with a sense of self-worth, and with the opportunities to experience a full range of life options through self-empowerment, education and training, and turn them into agents of social change so that they can transfer there newly acquired outlook onto their peers and community.
Iran, USA, UK & Canada
Other Worlds Are Possible (OWAP)
OWAP, is a women-driven, multi-media education and movement building collaborative connecting with grassroots groups in Haiti. They connected us during these years with local, rural women’s organizations in Haiti and later with the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). OWAP closed its doors in 2017.
Pastoral Women’s Council (PWC)
This year PWC seeks to support the Emanyatta Secondary School with expansion of a livestock rearing project, enhanced financial management and scholarship support. PWC exists to promote the cultural, political, environmental and educational development of pastoralist women and children to facilitate their access to essential social services and economic empowerment.
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. We fund general operating expenses.
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.
Riding to the Top
A program providing therapeutic horseback riding services to children and adults with disabilities
Rocky Boy Veterans Center (RBVC)
The Rocky Boy Veterans Center (RBVC) provides information, referral and support to veterans of the area. It is the only organization specifically providing support to women veterans on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation.
Box Elder, MT
Sacred Shawl Society via Wild Horse Butte Community Development Corp
For general operating expenses for the Sacred Shawl Center on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Society is organized for the sole purpose of protection of their women and children from domestic and sexual assault, serving approximately 2,500 members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe who live in an extremely impoverished area and struggle just to meet daily needs.
2015, 2016, 2017
Sustainable Schools International (SSI)
SSI bridges gaps in access to education by improving schools in rural Cambodia and by exposing US students to the link between education and economic security in developing countries.
Ft. Collins, CO
To support the only women’s funding network in Nepal and their fund raising events to support women’s advancement and empowerment to impact social justice transformation.
The Nature Conservancy-Africa Program
To work in partnership with government and local conservation organizations to increase the scale of their impact–we funded their strategic planning and training session with the Green Belt Movement of Kenya
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
Women For Afghan Women (WAW)
WAW is a grassroots, human rights organization dedicated to securing and protecting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in New York and in Afghanistan.
New York, NY