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Grants to USA Non-Profits Furthering Women's Independence in New York, New Jersey & California


Geographic Focus

USA: CaliforniaNew JerseyNew York

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Kate Spade Foundation Grant

Kate Spade Foundation

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #140426

Grant Description

Grants will be awarded to USA non-profits in New York City, Hudson County, New Jersey, and Los Angeles County, California that assist women, including those affected by domestic violence, to transition from poverty into successful independent living. Funding is intended to support long-term, broad-based solutions to poverty and improved access to economic opportunities for low-income and moderate-income women including multi-dimensional job readiness, adult education, vocational training, career advancement and enterprise development programs.

Preference is usually given to programs and projects that provide direct services.

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  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations must be engaged in work that advances the Foundation's program priorities. Approval of proposals from outside the Foundation's geographic focus is extremely rare.

The Foundation provides funding to a limited number of national initiatives.

The Foundation will not accept proposals for programs relating to the Arts or the Environment.

Contributions will not be made:
-to political, religious, fraternal, or veterans' organizations;
-to, or on behalf of, individuals, including educational assistance;
-for professional meetings, conferences, or symposia;
-for endowment purposes;
-for courtesy advertising or fundraising events; or
-for sponsorship of events, performances, or exhibits.

Additional Geographic Information:

New York City; Hudson County, NJ; Los Angeles County

Pre-Application Information:

Guidelines can be downloaded at the following webpage:

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Contact Information:

Sheila Renovitch, Director
1441 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

RFP & Supporting Documents:

Full Grant Text RFP

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

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