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.
NYC FUND FOR GIRLS & YOUNG WOMEN OF COLOR CALL FOR LETTERS OF INQUIRY
The New York City Fund For Girls and Young Women of Color (The Fund), housed at The New York Women’s Foundation* is pleased to announce its Fall 2018 Grant Guidelines. The Fund seeks proposals from organizations that are led by and for young cis- and trans women of color and who are reflected across organizational leadership; that advance the collective leadership of young women, transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) youth of color toward broad based change, with an emphasis on advocacy, community organizing, and long-term active participation in community and civic life; and that specifically address systemic causes of racial, gender, and economic disparities faced by young women, two spirit and TGNC youth of color.
The process begins with submitting a Letter of Inquiry provided here. If your organization is selected to advance to the full application stage, you will receive further instructions for next steps in the process. Only organizations invited to submit full proposals will be considered for a grant award. More details are available by reviewing the grant guidelines and Letter of Inquiry Application here:
Recording of 5/21/18 Informational Webinar – Password PfJpZfp9
The deadline for submitting Letters of Inquiry is before noon on June 12th, 2018. Please direct any questions to FundGYWC@nywf.org.
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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.