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New Hampshire Women's Foundation (NHWF) Grant

Grants to New Hampshire Nonprofits to Promote
Equality and Opportunity for Women and Girls

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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New Hampshire Women's Foundation (NHWF)

Deadline Date:

03/20/18 5:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to New Hampshire nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that promote social, economic, and political gender equality. Funding is intended to create positive change in local communities by supporting promising and innovative solutions relating to gender equality today.

The Foundation's grant making is strategic and focused, and the Foundation seeks out programs that:

- Advocate for Economic Security
- Promote Women and Girls in Leadership
- Foster Work and Life Balance
- Champion Health and Wellness
- Support Women and Children at-risk

The Foundation is interested in efforts that address the root causes of problems faced by women and girls; result in long-term change for women and girls; challenge systemic barriers faced by women and/or girls; promote the empowerment and leadership of women and girls; demonstrate collaboration among women’s and girls’ organizations; raise consciousness of the status of women or girls or raise awareness of issues of concern to women or girls; impact public policy in support of the full and equal participation of women and girls; and encourage philanthropy by women and girls.

Examples of some of the things the Foundation funds include start-up expenses, new or special projects or programs that benefit women and girls, general operating support, and organizational capacity building.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181335

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant awards are typically between $1,000 and $5,000, and are highly competitive.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

New Hampshire organizations designated as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code are eligible.

Organizations that have been funded three years in a row by the NH Women’s Foundation are requested to take a year off from applying. Such organizations will not be funded for a fourth consecutive year.

Examples of some of the things the Foundation does not fund include scholarships to individuals; academic research; medical procedures; donations to capital campaigns; sectarian, religious or partisan activities; one-day conferences; and activities that have already occurred.

Pre-Application Information:

The 2018 deadline will be March 20, 2018.

Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to access the application guidelines.

Contact Information:

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

Click here to apply online:

Allison Hawkins

Ellen Koenig, Director of Grantmaking

Office phone: 603.226.3355

New Hampshire Women's Fund
18 Low Ave, Suite 205
Concord, NH 03301

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Hampshire