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Small grants for grassroots projects that empower women and girls in developing countries

 Deadline: 31 August 2013
VGIF (Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund) provides small grants for grassroots projects that empower women and girls in developing countries.
VGIF is named in honor of Virginia Gildersleeve, a noted leader in women’s education and Dean of Barnard College. Gildersleeve was a co-founder and twice President of the International Federation of University Women. She was the only woman appointed by President Franklin Roosevelt to the US Delegation that established the United Nations and the first woman in the United States to sign a United States treaty.
VGIF supports women’s organizations based outside of the United States by providing small grants for an array of community needs up to $7,500 USD.
What VGIF supports:
 Economic empowerment of women
 Community development
 Health and nutritional support
 Literacy and leadership training
 Educational seminars and workshops
 Promoting education in the sciences for girls
 Women’s human rights
 Organizations that are governed and directed by women.

http://www.vgif3.org/projects2tier/index.asp

 

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