Areas of Grantmaking

The New York Women’s Foundation has been a crucial partner to organizations implementing local, community-based solutions. Often the first or largest investor, The Foundation has a 32-year history of identifying, funding, and supporting small and/or emerging organizations, programs, and community leaders in order to create long-term economic security for individuals and communities living at or below the poverty line in the five boroughs of New York City. The Foundation also uses targeted initiatives to further propel positive change for underinvested women and girls.

Advancing Economic Justice for All Women and Families

Ending Gender-Based Violence and Building Safety

Protecting Health, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Justice

Protecting Our Democracy and Women’s Civic Engagement

Building The Future with Young Women and TGNC Youth of Color

Supporting Women’s Leadership and Organizational Success