The New York Women’s Foundation funds organizations and programs within the ﬁve boroughs of New York City that have community-led solutions to propel women and girls living at/below the poverty level towards long-term economic security.
The Foundation considers requests from organizations and programs that impact women’s lives in one or more of the following focus areas:
The Foundation supports organizations and programs that enable women and girls living at or below the poverty level to achieve and sustain economic security and advance economic justice through: education, workforce development, work supports, business development/ entrepreneurship, and asset building.
Anti-violence + Safety
The Foundation supports organizations and programs that are working to eradicate gender–based violence and create safe communities.
Health, Sexual Rights + Reproductive Justice
The Foundation supports organizations and programs that recognize and promote health as a fundamental right and necessity for achieving and sustaining individuals’ complete mental, spiritual, political, economic, and social well–being.
The New York Women’s Foundation accepts applications at varying times in the year when grant guidelines have been released to the public. To receive notice of when grant guidelines are released, please provide your contact information here.
To see current and past grantee partner listings, click here.
The New York Women’s Foundation does not provide funds to:
Please click here to view a list of our current grantee partners.
No, The Foundation can only award grants to nonproﬁt organizations with a 501(c)(3) designation or a 501 (c)(3) ﬁscal sponsor.
No, The Foundation solely funds nonproﬁt organizations with a 501(C)(3) designation or organizations width a 501 (c)(3) fiscal sponsor.
No, The Foundation only funds organizations and programs that are located within the ﬁve boroughs of New York City.
Yes, we provide general operating support to organizations with budgets of $2 million and below.