Foundation / Corporation
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) - Women for Women (WFW)
01/08/20 5:00 PM
Grants starting at $15,000 to Western North Carolina nonprofit organizations and governmental entities for programs to improve the quality of life of women and girls. A Letter of Intent is required prior to submitting a full application. Programs must demonstrate an impact on safe living environments for women and girls. Funding is intended for new programs, direct service or advocacy, program expansion, and operating expenses for existing programs. Eligible counties include Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey.
The 2020 Women for Women Grant Program promotes the Facilitation of Safe Living and Work Environments for Women and Girls: Addressing issues of violence against women and girls in Western North Carolina. Direct service or advocacy projects should clearly focus on one of the following priority areas:
- Elder abuse
- Human trafficking
- Intimate Partner Violence
- Sexting (social media)
- Sexual Violence (including sexual assault and harassment)
Women for Women will invest in programs that:
- Demonstrate sustainable and measurable social change for women and girls in WNC through services that promote freedom from violent and abusive situations
- Address causes or prevention of domestic abuse
- Make a long-term difference and increase safe living conditions in the lives of women and girls
- Advocate for safe living conditions for women and girls at various levels of society - communities, institutions, systems, and policies
- Demonstrate collaborative and cooperative partnerships with other organizations and groups that yield greater impact than either organization could achieve alone
- Demonstrate commitment to organizational learning and capacity building
GrantWatch ID#: 176569
Women for Women will make grants between $15,000 and $100,000.
- Grants may be used over one or two years.
- Funding will be available starting June 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For technical assistance with the online grant system:
Diane Crisp, Grants Manager
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
4 Vanderbilt Park Drive
Asheville, NC 28803
USA: North Carolina: Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey