USA: Massachusetts: The greater Boston area is defined as municipalities from Boston out to the I-495 corridor.
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Grants of up to $25,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for programs addressing the needs of local women and girls in eligible areas. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to benefit women and teen girls who are economically disadvantaged, socially at risk, and/or without the mentors or social supports they need to thrive. Womenade Boston supports nonprofits that positively impact the lives of women and teen girls in Greater Boston. (The area is defined as municipalities from Boston out to the I-495 corridor.)
1. Organizations that empower teen girls – ages 12-21
Womenade seeks to support organizations and/or programs within organizations that address the needs of girls who are economically disadvantaged, socially at risk, and/or without the mentors or role models they need to thrive. Womenade is interested in supporting those organizations or programs that improve the self-esteem of teen girls and help motivate them to develop the life skills and knowledge-base they need to lead productive and fulfilling lives.
2. Organizations that empower women - ages 22 and older
Womenade seeks to support organizations and/or programs within organizations that address the needs of adult women who are economically disadvantaged, socially at risk, and/or without the social supports they need to thrive. These women might be veterans, coming out of prison, or may have been subject to exploitation. Womenade is interested in supporting organizations or programs that improve opportunities for these women, including helping them identify and prepare for personal, educational, and job opportunities, building skills, and boosting self-esteem so they can achieve their goals and lead fulfilling, self-sufficient lives.'
Applicants must specify the category (teen girls or women) for which they are seeking funds and propose a program or project commensurate with the size of our grants. Grant applicants must show evidence that their mission is dedicated to and delivered within Greater Boston.
Womenade Boston will provide grants for programs, projects, infrastructure, and organizational capacity building.
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