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The Community Fund for Women & Girls Grant Opportunity: Pathways to Economic Security for Women - Apply by March 4th

Grant Opportunity: Pathways to Economic Security for Women

Funding now available for Greater New Haven nonprofit organizations serving women, and organizations that support women entrepreneurs and business owners

 

GRANT OVERVIEW
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s Community Fund for Women & Girls is providing grants ($1,500 – $20,000) to nonprofits that provide women in Greater New Haven with greater economic security through programs that support:

  • Women’s workforce training and employment participation and the necessary wraparound services
  • Women’s basic needs
  • Women entrepreneurs
  • Childcare and after-school supports which support women in the workforce

These grants will provide a pool of flexible funding that organizations can use to purchase material items, cover administrative and staff costs, or provide cash assistance or grants to individuals.

 

FUNDING PRIORITIES

Financial support for women - Wrap-around supports (transportation, childcare, housing) that allow women to fully participate in training and work opportunities (priority given to programs providing support to women who are ineligible for federal relief programs).

Basic needs support that allows women and their families to manage during the pandemic.
Entrepreneur and business support for women entrepreneurs including direct financial assistance for operational and administrative costs, business planning and marketing guidance and other related services.
Childcare/After-school programs Staffing, temporary wage supplements and supports to retain staff and keep programs in operation.
Health and Safety - Personal protective equipment (PPE), cleaning supplies and rapid testing and/or test kits that allow childcare providers to remain open during the continuing pandemic.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The deadline to apply for the first round of funding is Friday, March 4, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Applicants will be notified of funding decisions the week of March 28th. 

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