Women’s Fund of Central Ohio seeking LOIs for 2021 Grant Cycle
The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio is seeking letters of intent for its 2021 Grant Cycle to creating social change to advance economic empowerment and leadership opportunities for women and girls.
1000 new grants and donors
The Women’s Fund identifies best practices and focuses impact. They have engaged over 1,000 community members as grant readers to inform what the community needs, including backing programs others wouldn’t fund. Grant partner programs have sparked social change with a ripple effect impacting tens of thousands of people across central Ohio.
The Women’s Fund will support new and innovative, as well as established programs. Programs may include single day or multi-day programming, in-person or virtual programming, or initiatives that may not directly serve individuals when focused on outreach or advocacy.
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Grants will be made in amounts up to $20,000 for programs that will take place between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.
Funds will be announced in February 2021 and retroactively applicable to January 1, 2021.
All funds must be distributed through nonprofit organizations federally determined as 501(c)(3) entities. Applicants without 501(c)(3) status must engage a fiscal agent to administer their grant funds.
All programs must serve women and girls in one or more of the central Ohio counties of Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway, or Union.
All programs must align with at least one and no more than three of our strategic priorities.
All programs must clearly articulate and address one or two of the fives shifts of social change.
All programs must have a gender lens and address gender norms.
Funds may not be used for:
Organizations that do not provide a respectful atmosphere for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, transgender, intersex, or asexual.
Organizations that seek to restrict reproductive rights.
Programs that promote religious activities and/or beliefs.
Political campaigns or promotion of candidates for public office.
Advancement of capital or endowment campaigns.
Scholarships that fund individual students.
Co-educational programs that do not clearly communicate a specific and unique focus on women and girls.
For more information, visit https://www.womensfundcentralohio.org/grants/