20 November 2010

Apply for Women's Fund Grants (Western Massachussets)

Post date: 20 November 2010
Deadline: 31 January 2011

Funding Priorities

The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts offers funding to organizations and programs that benefit women and girls in the four counties of western Massachusetts. We support diverse programs and projects that not only directly impact individual participants, but we also support efforts that address the broader social issues affecting women and girls, including advocacy and efforts to change systems and policies.

Size and Types of Grants

Operating Support Grants $1,000-$15,000

For general operating costs that maintain or sustain an organization’s ongoing work. These grants are reserved for organizations whose mission is to specifically serve women and/or girls. Eligibility limited to past grantees. Two-year grants are available.

Program and Policy Impact Grants $1,000-$15,000

For programs offering direct service to women and/or girls, or for initiatives that significantly involve women and/or girls in efforts to impact policies or systems that benefit them. Two-year grants are available.

Capacity Building Grants $500-$5,000

For projects aimed at strengthening an organization’s or program’s ability to serve women and/or girls specifically. One-year grants available.

Grant applications are due January 31, 2011.

For more information about our grantmaking activities, please contact Julie Kumble, Director of Grants and Programs at 413-529-0087, ext. 12 or juliek@womensfund.net.

2011 Grant Application and Guidelines are available to download:

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