AIDOS - Italian Association for Women in Development
AIDOS has worked in developing countries, in Italy and with international organizations to build, promote and defend the rights, dignity, well-being and progress of women everywhere.
A.J. Muste Memorial Institute – International Nonviolence Training Fund
The A.J. Muste Memorial Institute's - International Nonviolence Training Fund (INTF) support nonviolence trainings which help people learn how to collectively use the theory and practice of nonviolent action as part of ongoing campaigns or programs for social justice.
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
Astraea is committed to funding groups, projects, or organizations that are led by and for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered (LGBT) communities that directly address oppression based on sexual orientation and sexual identity.
Fund activities that alleviate poverty in a direct and tangible way.
The Ford Foundation makes grants or loans to projects/organizations globally working to alleviate poverty, strengthen democratic values and advance human achievement.
Global Fund for Women
Provides grants to support women’s human rights organizations around the world
Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation; Hivos strives for a world in which all citizens – both men and women – have equal access to resources and opportunities for development.
ICCO envisages a world without poverty and injustice. Based on this vision, ICCO supports projects that contribute to one of our three main programmes. Policy emphasis may differ from country to country, depending on local political and economic conditions.”
IKV Pax Christi starts up and supports local peace initiatives and mobilises moral, political and financial support
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. IPPF is a worldwide movement of national organizations working with and for communities and individuals.
International Women's Health Coalition leads global and local actions to secure every woman’s right to a just and healthy life. We are creating a world where women are free from discrimination, sexual coercion and violence, and have access to health services and information.
The MacArthur Foundation
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private, independent grant making institution dedicated to helping groups and individuals foster lasting improvement in the human condition.
Mama Cash funds and supports women and girls' human rights groups that push beyond the status quo to transform unjust systems and relations and bring about fundamental change for themselves and their communities.
“MATCH International Centre is a Canadian women’s international organization guided by a feminist vision of sustainable development which recognizes the diverse realities of women and respects their efforts for self-determination.”
Oxfam Novib is fighting for a just world without poverty together with people, organisations, businesses and governments through projects and lobbying using a rights-based approach - locally and internationally. Poverty and injustice are global problems resulting from unjust economic and political relationships.
Open Society Institute - International Women's Program
“The International Women's Program promotes the advancement of women's human rights, gender equality, and empowerment as an integral part of the process of democratization. The program uses grantmaking and programs to promote and protect the rights of women and girls around the globe, particularly in places where good governance and respect for the rule of law have been weakened or destroyed by conflict.”
Oxfam Canada supports long-term development, advocacy and emergency programs in 28 countries around the world. They support interventions that increase women’s power to access and control resources, build capacity and support women’s leadership, and change attitudes and legislation to promote women’s equality.
The R.C. Maagdenhuis Foundation supports small-scale projects and initiatives that help groups and organizations to become self-supporting.
Rights & Democracy (International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development)
The goals of Rights & Democracy’s Women’s Rights focus are: To facilitate women’s leadership and participation in civil society, to ensure their full contribution to peace-building processes, to seek accountability for gender crimes in transitional justice systems, and to build women’s capacity to meet the challenges of fundamentalisms, militarism and the prevailing security agenda.
The Rockefeller Foundation
The work of the Rockefeller Foundation for the 21st Century is to enable 'smart globalization.' It attempts to harness the creative forces of globalization to ensure that the tools and technologies that have significantly improved the human condition in many parts of the world during the past half century are accessible today to more people, more fully, in more places.
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
“UUSC advances human rights and social justice around the world, partnering with those who confront unjust power structures and mobilizing to challenge oppressive policies.”
UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
Managed by UNIFEM, the UN Trust Fund is the only multilateral grant-making mechanism that supports local, national and regional efforts to end violence against women and girls.
UNIFEM – Fund for Gender Equality
Provides funding for groups that work for the political and economic empowerment of women.
WOMANKIND Worldwide helps women in developing countries – silenced or isolated by harmful traditions, conflict, violence and intimidation or the sheer exhaustion of surviving in poverty – to have a say in what goes on in their family, community and country.