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Women to Women (W2W) Grant

Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro - Women to Women (W2W)

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #128119

Grant Description

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Grants of up to $50,00 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit local women and children in eligible locations. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Areas of focus include health, education and workforce, housing, and hunger. Funding is intended for programs in Guilford County only.

Women to Women makes strategic investments in programs that offer preventive strategies and/or proactive initiatives in one or more of the following focus areas that align with the organization's mission to empower women and children to create healthy families and vibrant communities.

  • Assist economically disadvantaged women in becoming more self-sufficient through reliable housing and transportation.
  • Promote access to quality health care and advance healthy lifestyles.
  • Provide educational and workforce opportunities that help women and girls reach their full potential.
  • Ensure women and their children are well-fed and nourished.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To receive funds, your agency must:
- Have 501(c) (3) tax-exempt status as defined by the Internal Revenue Service.
- Spend no more than 5% of your budget on legislative involvement.
- Apply to fund a program in Guilford County only. W2W does not provide general operating support to organizations.
- Faith-based applicants should clarify whether, and the extent to which, the organization's religious beliefs are integrated into the project.

Please note: W2W does not fund individuals, political action organizations, or endowment funds.

W2W grants funds to specific programs, not agencies, which support women and children.

Pre-Application Information:

- Letter of Intent Applications Open | April 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022
- LOI Notifications & Invitation to Submit Full Application | May 16, 2022
- Full Applications Open for Selected LOIs | June 1 - July 15, 2022
- Finalist Site Visits | July - September 2022
- Grantee Award Notifications | October 2022
- Grantee Award Announcement | October 2022
- Distribution of Funds | November 2022
- Celebration Luncheon March 2023
- Grant Report Due | October 2023

Letters of Inquiry (LOI) - if after reviewing Women to Women's mission and focus areas you feel your organization is a match please submit a brief letter of inquiry describing your grant request.

If your LOI meets criteria in the initial review, you will receive an invitation email to submit the Full Application. A zoom call and site visit will be scheduled by a current or past W2W Council Member. These steps are not an indication of funding. W2W will communicate a decision about your application when the programmatic review and due diligence process is complete.

W2W will conduct site visits prior to allocating funds.

W2W encourages that each agency only submits one application each year.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards between $10,000 and $50,000. Exceptions are permitted in rare circumstances for larger awards.

Term of Contract:

W2W typically makes one-year grants. Exceptions are permitted in rare circumstances for multi-year grants.

Contact Information:

Email Letters of Inquiry to: Dena Maginnes-Jeffrey at

Women to Women
301 N. Elm Street Suite 100
Greensboro, NC, 27401

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