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Hadassah Foundation (HF) 2020 US Grants

Grants to USA Nonprofits
to Benefit Women and Girls

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Hadassah Foundation (HF)

Deadline Date:

02/27/20 12:00 PM ET (Receipt)

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit women and girls. The purpose of this grant program is to effect social change and promote gender equality. Grant funds may be used to support existing or new programs. Eligible applicants must work within the Jewish community.

HF will fund new or existing programs that utilize a gender lens and are designed to create sustainable social change for women and girls in the Jewish community. Organizations may apply independently or in collaboration.

The Hadassah Foundation aims to promote gender equality in positions of power. Programs applying for funding must work within the Jewish community and toward one or more of the following areas:

  • Promoting leadership advancement: initiatives that increase the number and capacity of women in positions of leadership.
  • Breaking glass ceilings: initiatives that provide opportunities for women and girls to advance in all fields, particularly those not previously accessible to them.
  • Increasing political representation: initiatives that promote the representation of women in policy advocacy and public service.
  • Eliminating religious barriers that create unequal and/or separate playing fields: initiatives that ensure interpretations of religion do not infringe on women’s rights.

Gender Lens

HF looks for programs that build on the unique strengths, perspectives, and experiences of women and girls. HF recognizes that gender influences people’s needs, causes differing outcomes, and associates with various assumptions and norms. Programs that utilize a gender lens may occur in a gender-specific (girls/women only) and/or multigender environments. 

Social Change

Social change programming focuses on the root causes of problems, working to improve the conditions that lead to inequality. HF seeks to promote solutions to underlying obstacles that impede the full participation of women and girls in society. This approach is unlike direct service programming, which often seeks to ameliorate only the symptoms of societal problems—for example, by providing medicine and treatment for the sick, funds for the poor, or shelters for the homeless and battered. HF is interested in how your program influences and brings about social change in the form of: changing how an issue is defined, changing individuals’ behaviors, increasing community engagement, changing policies and systems and/or maintaining past gains in these areas.

For more information on social change programming, see Clohesy Consulting’s social change diagram in Supporting Documents below. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125230

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $40,000 to $70,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants are paid out over two years. Selected grantee organizations will receive funding beginning July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants—or their fiscal sponsors—must have 501(c)3 status.

The project must take place in the United States.

HF will not fund: Capital campaigns, partisan political activities, direct service (ex: treatment programs), individuals, or scholarships.

For organizations that have previously been awarded a grant from the Hadassah Foundation, HF will fund the same program for a maximum of two 2-year grant cycles (or up to four years in total). After four years, organizations are invited to submit a proposal, but the proposal must be for a different program.

Pre-Application Information:

Proposals must be received by email no later than noon ET on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

Important Dates:
- Thursday, February 27, 2020: Grant proposals are due by noon ET. Only proposals that include all requested materials will be considered.
- April 21-23, 2020: Organizations will be notified if they have been selected as a finalist, and interviews will be scheduled.
- April 29-30, 2020 from 3:30 – 5:00pm ET: Interviews with finalists via video-conference.
- June 2020: HF will notify all applicants in writing of its decisions.
- Selected grantee organizations will receive funding beginning July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email your completed grant proposal form and all required documents to hadassahfoundation@hadassah.org.

Hadassah
The Women's Zionist Organization of America
50 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019
By phone: 212-303-4501

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