While we have supported hundreds of community organizations, we know that to be effective requires focus. Because women are the backbone of our success, we focus on issues important to them: Empowering women, Nurturing and mentoring children, Improving education.
Liz Claiborne Foundation
The Foundation provides active assistance to various nonprofit organizations, especially those which address issues of particular concern to women and their families. Projects focus primarily on helping disadvantaged women gain their self–sufficiency through job training and microenterprise development; serving the special needs of women who are HIV–positive or have AIDS; working toward prevention of family violence while assisting abused women...
Long Island Fund for Women and Girls
The Long Island Fund for Women & Girls encourages all women and girls to become philanthropists, thus enlarging Long Island's donor pool. The impact of pooled small and large contributions has made, and will continue to make a difference in the lives of Long Island women and girls. The Long Island Fund for Women & Girls is a vehicle for encouraging, and where possible, funding the grassroots initiatives organized by women and girls in response...
The Macy's Foundation focuses its giving primarily in the areas of women's issues, arts and culture, education and HIV/AIDS (with special emphasis on minority issues within each of those four areas) and the environment. Applicants seeking funding for programs or projects that directly benefit one or more of these areas of strategic focus should indicate their focus clearly on their applications. Grants from the company (including all divisions) a...
Maine Women's Fund
The MWF is strategically focused on the four priority areas: Eliminating violence against women and girls. Fostering self–esteem and self–determination for girls and women. Promoting economic security for every woman in Maine. Providing access to quality health information and health care services.
Mama Cash supports pioneering initiatives by women worldwide that contribute to strengthening the women's position and improving their rights. By financing womenâ€™s initiatives in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mama Cash helps give women greater influence in their own lives and environments. Mama Cash is investing in a better future for women and girls worldwide. And men benefit as well.
Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation
Each year, the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation has grown steadily in its mission to eradicate cancers affecting women and to prevent violence against women. Our vital grant programs for womenâ€™s cancers and efforts to stop domestic violence have increased significantly each year, from $500,000 in 1997 to $2.1 million in 2003, $3.6 million in 2004, and now to $4.7 million in 2005.
Michigan Womenâ€™s Foundation
The Michigan Womenâ€™s Foundation seeks to help women and girls: achieve economic justice, experience their communities as safe places, value and have equal access to education and training, address gender discrimination in all forms, transform society.
The Moriah Fund is a private foundation that was established in 1985 to perpetuate the lifelong philanthropic commitment of its founders, Robert and Clarence Efroymson. Their philosophy of giving was rooted in fundamental Jewish values: a concern for the disadvantaged and an emphasis on self–help; a commitment to equity and justice; and a desire to improve the quality of life for Jews and non–Jews alike. Moriah seeks to promote human rights and...
Ms. Foundation for Women
The Ms. Foundation for Women funds in the areas of economic security; health and safety; and girls, young women and leadership. We also support organizing and public policy advocacy work that cuts across these issue areas.