Category: Empowerment

GRANT #320: Know Your Rights 11/12/2018
What Good Are Reproductive Rights If They’re A Secret?
GRANT #316: Survivor Girl Ukulele Band Project 10/15/2018
Our Next MacArthur-CNN Hero–Nobel Winner? The Survivor Girl Ukulele Band & The Woman Who (Literally) Dreamed Of Rescuing Them
GRANT #202: BYkids 07/18/2016
Their world, their films.
GRANT #201: Born Just Right 3D Innovations 07/11/2016
A superhero prosthetic arm that shoots glitter? Rad.
GRANT #200: Rokia: Voice of a New Generation 07/01/2016
The story of one of Africa's most successful singer/songwriters is headed to the big screen.
GRANT #197: “A Single Vote” Suffrage Ballet 06/13/2016
One vote CAN change the course of history.
GRANT #195: Advice You Don’t Want to Hear 05/30/2016
99 problems and Palsy is just one.
GRANT #193: play:ground 05/16/2016
An adventure playground in New York City.
GRANT #192: Citizen Bridge 05/09/2016
New York City's first citizen-built bridge.
GRANT #188: Hope House 04/11/2016
Ending the tragic cycle of young girls being forced into prostitution.
GRANT #187: Vism 04/04/2016
A new vision of volunteerism.
GRANT #186: Parkwood Technology Centre 03/28/2016
A community education project at Parkwood Primary School in Cape Town, South Africa.
GRANT #185: Bahia Project 03/21/2016
Meet Olek, the “Queen of Crochet."
GRANT #183: Ubuntu Performance Camp 2K16 03/07/2016
Bringing slam poetry to the streets of Philly.
GRANT #173: The Youth and Gender Media Project 12/28/2015
Using media to create communities where all genders are celebrated and all children are loved.
GRANT #172: Women Lead Nepal 12/21/2015
Women LEAD's office in Nepal suffered severe damage during the April 25th earthquake. It's time to rebuild.
GRANT #169: Bad Date Coalition 11/30/2015
A social action group dedicated to improving safety for people involved in sex work.
GRANT #158: Her Story 09/14/2015
A new media series created BY trans and queer women FOR trans and queer women.
GRANT #153: Fast Driver Mom 08/10/2015
Ayesha is a mom on a mission. She loves to drive, loves fast cars and has entered the world of high performance driving.
GRANT #151: Adopt-A-Jean 07/27/2015
Changing lives… one pair of jeans at a time.
GRANT #149: A Carnival Fantasy: Where Anything is Possible 07/13/2015
Move over cancer, this 17-year-old isn't going to let you ruin the fun. Angel Eaton is having a carnival extravaganza!
GRANT #145: Feminist Camp 06/15/2015
A transformative week of feminism in action that can’t be found anywhere else.
GRANT #144: Celebrating DC Women in Tech 2015 06/08/2015
An article about women in tech went viral, and prompted a convening and solidarity in the DC community.
GRANT #143: Unconventional Apology Project 06/01/2015
Sparked by a family tragedy, the portrait and interview series focuses on female survivors of domestic violence.
GRANT #142: The Untold Story of Somali Women’s Basketball Team 05/25/2015
The upcoming feature documentary 'Nation's Hope' tells the story of Somali girls who have overcome struggle by playing basketball.
GRANT #141: Hands of Honour 05/18/2015
Hands of Honour employs those without access to work in an upcycling program, beautifying urban spaces.
GRANT #140: Little Lotus 05/11/2015
NASA technology comforts babies at home while saving the lives of babies abroad
GRANT #136: Hollaback! Bahamas 04/09/2015
No more room for sexual harassment in The Bahamas!
GRANT #135: Sex Education for Social Justice 03/30/2015
Sex education helps teach social justice!
GRANT #134: Subsistence Research Center of Southern Illinois 03/23/2015
The revolution might begin with at an infoshop
GRANT #131: Menstrual Pad Project for girls in Nepal 03/03/2015
A non-profit powerhouse brings economic empowerment and better healthcare to girls in Nepal.
GRANT #130: Disparate Minds: Progressive Art Studios 02/23/2015
Progressive studios across the country make room for adult artists living with developmental disabilities!
GRANT #121: Middle East Film Initiative 12/22/2014
A community-based forum connecting a diverse spectrum of local media and entertainment professionals.
GRANT #120: Empowering Epilepsy 12/15/2014
Non-profit devoted to removing the stigmas and limitations associated with epilepsy.
GRANT #114: MusicWorks 11/03/2014
Music therapy services for South Africa's children in marginalized communities.
GRANT #113: Mobile Cinema 10/27/2014
Films that challenge communities in Central Africa to confront difficult realities and reach peaceful resolutions.
GRANT #110: Creating Butterflies 10/06/2014
Helping breast cancer survivors receive reconstruction.
GRANT #105: Young Voices Gathering 09/01/2014
A think-tank assembled in the interests of young girls all over the world.
GRANT #100: IAmElemental Action Figures for Girls 07/28/2014
Two mothers introduce a line of action figures tailored to empowering young girls.
GRANT #99: Awareness and Prevention Through Art 07/20/2014
Painting the towns in North Jordan with Syrian and Jordanian youth.
GRANT #98: HIV Prevention Software for India 07/14/2014
The first research-based, data-driven approach to transnational HIV prevention.
GRANT #97: Lighting the Way to Success 07/07/2014
An awesome investment in education and solar power to shine light on inspiring minds.
GRANT #96: TENT ED 06/26/2014
A rapid impact project supporting the education of Syrian children.
GRANT #93: Dancing Hearts Foundation 4 Kids 06/09/2014
Educating, motivating and empowering youth through dance!
GRANT #88: Hot Bread Kitchen 05/05/2014
Non-profit baking multi-ethnic breads and increasing access to the culinary industry for women & minority entrepreneurs.
GRANT #87: Tea + Purpose 04/28/2014
A gathering for women that inspires action-oriented conversations over tea to create a community of people who live purposefully.
GRANT #75:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Naked Narratives 02/25/2014
A weekly writing salon for women to share and celebrate their bodies.
GRANT #69:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Tribal Justice 02/18/2014
Human Rights pioneer, Ruth Cowan, sheds light on Native American culture with her new film "Tribal Justice."
GRANT #65:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
SPARK GIRLS 02/15/2014
Combating illiteracy of young girls in marginalized & underprivileged communities in Zimbabwe.
GRANT #63:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media 02/13/2014
"We are in effect enculturating kids from the very beginning to see women & girls as not taking up half of the space." -Geena Davis
GRANT #58:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Open Arms 02/08/2014
Central Texas Birth Center is creating a positive birth experience for low-income moms in Texas.
GRANT #56:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Modern Loss 02/06/2014
A place to share the unbelievably hilarious, and unexpectedly beautiful terrain of navigating your life after a death.
GRANT #35: Burn Survivor Conference 10/14/2013
The Wise Foundation conference will provide rehabilitation and reintegration for young adult survivors of burns.
GRANT #30: Coconut Tree Climbers 09/09/2013
The ladders of success for women in India’s Kanyakumari District come by way of coconut trees!
GRANT #16: Energy & Sanitation for the Students of Surkhet, Nepal 06/03/2013
Maggie Doyne and Cara Valentino have big plans for Surkhet, Nepal.
GRANT #7: INTERRUPT Magazine 04/01/2013
A bad*ss group of women banded together a platform for the (un)scene was born.