United States: WFMN Innovators Program
Applications are now open for the WFMN Innovators Program that believes in the leadership and ideas of young women in their state. The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota (WFMN) believes in the leadership and ideas of young women in state.
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The Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota (YWI MN) is a statewide initiative to create a Minnesota where every young woman thrives. YWI MN was launched in 2016 as a public-private partnership between the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota (WFMN) and the Governor’s Office of the State of Minnesota. YWI MN is driven by a powerful cross-sector partnership of government, businesses, nonprofits, philanthropies, and young women to build and ensure equity in outcomes for all young women in the state.
Build pathways to economic opportunity.
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Promote a state of leadership with and for young women.
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The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota is accepting applications from eligible applicants in the state of Minnesota. Eligible candidates will:
Identify as a young woman and/or gender expansive youth between the ages of 16-24. Their definition of a young woman is anyone who identifies as a woman. The program is inclusive of transgender, gender nonconforming, gender no binary, and all gender-expansive people who experience gender-based structural harm.
Residence and impact in the state of Minnesota for entire grant period.
Priority given to young women identifying with one or more of the following communities: Black/African American, African Immigrant, American Indian, Hispanic/Latina, Asian/Pacific Islander, LGBTQ+, Disabilities, Greater/Rural Minnesota.
Citizenship is not required.
For more information, visit https://www.wfmn.org/grants/