Category: Women

GRANT #371: Memphis Suffrage Monument “Equality Trailblazers” 11/01/2019
Time To Put Women on Actual Pedestals
GRANT #370: Defy Ventures: Post-Release Services in CT 10/28/2019
Green Is The New Orange Is The New Black
GRANT #368: Revolutionary Women Leaders of Puna Mini Retreat 10/14/2019
In Traumatic Times, The Caregivers Need To Be Cared For Too
GRANT #366: Vagina Chorus 09/30/2019
Vagina Chorus Is Not What You Think It Is. (OK, It Isn’t What WE Thought It Was.)
GRANT #364: LegalAliens Theatre 09/16/2019
How Do You Make Migrants and Refugees Visible and Heard? Put Them On Stage!
GRANT #361: Home for Mom: The Musical 08/23/2019
Your Dad’s Dementia Makes YOU Feel Crazy? Write A Musical!
GRANT #358: Lift Like a Girl 08/05/2019
An Egyptian Girl Wants To Be A World Champion Weightlifter. A Filmmaker Wants To Tell Her Story.
GRANT #353: Keeping Asylum Seekers Healthy and Safe 07/01/2019
Have You Heard? A Bar Of Soap And A Toothbrush Are Too Much To Expect If You’re In US Custody For Weeks
GRANT #352: Hello Gold Mountain 06/24/2019
A Refugee Story For Our Time (From The Last Century) Using Guzheng and Oud (???)
GRANT #350: Vpershe 06/10/2019
Teens Want “The Facts Of Life” But Nobody Will Tell Them In The Only Language They Understand
GRANT #349: Abortion Access Force 06/03/2019
If You Have To Explain The Joke, It’s Not Funny. Reproductive Health Is No Joke.
GRANT #347: Flipping Out: A Gymnastics Documentary 05/20/2019
A Shockumentary About The Gymnastics World That Will Have You FLIPPING OUT
GRANT #343: Scarred But Winners 04/20/2019
Are You Brave Enough To READ About What This Awesome Grantee Wants To Do?
GRANT #341:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Altars: Black Queer Spirit Work 04/08/2019
Altars Aren’t Just For Worship: These Pictures Will Tell A Surprising Story of Spiritual Significance
GRANT #336: Well Groomed 03/04/2019
When This Filmmaker Wins An Oscar, She Will Thank Us, Here’s Why
GRANT #335: Fat Girls Hiking 02/25/2019
You Never Go Hiking Because You’re (Fill In Your Excuse)? These Hikers Don’t Mind & Will Even Let You Lead.
GRANT #334: Exposure Therapy 02/18/2019
Adding Googly Eyes To Anything Makes It Funny. What Happens If You Add Nipples Instead?
GRANT #333: Hip Hop Feminism Workshop and Dance Party 02/11/2019
If You Are Not Down With Crunk Feminism, This Awesomeness Is Probably Not Your Jam
GRANT #332: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation 02/04/2019
If You Can’t Communicate, It’s Hard To Participate. Meet A Pioneer In The Field That Helps Millions To Connect.
GRANT #328: Tennessee Woman Suffrage Heritage Trail 01/07/2019
One Tennessee Lawmaker’s Vote Gave Suffragists Their Victory: Votes For Women In Every State
GRANT #324: Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote 12/10/2018
All Those New Women In The U.S. Congress? 100 Years Ago American Women Weren’t Even Allowed To VOTE.
GRANT #323: The Sewing Labs 12/03/2018
She Couldn’t Find Skilled Needleworkers, So She Started THE SEWING LABS To Train Them. Seams Awesome!
GRANT #320: Know Your Rights 11/12/2018
What Good Are Reproductive Rights If They’re A Secret?
GRANT #317: HERBeat 10/22/2018
Wielding large wooden mallets against massive drums, taiko performers are known for their thunderous performances. Women weren’t allowed.
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 #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 #194: All My Relations: A Native America Portrait 05/23/2016
Stunning portraits showcasing the strength and resilience of Native Americans.
GRANT #188: Hope House 04/11/2016
Ending the tragic cycle of young girls being forced into prostitution.
GRANT #182: #RiseUp – Sexual Assault Survivor Rights Act 02/29/2016
Empowering sexual assault survivors with civil rights.
GRANT #179: SenseU 02/08/2016
A decision-based narrative game that teaches young adults about sex & positive body image.
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 #168: Human Trafficking Conference 2016 11/23/2015
A high school student-run and created conference dedicated to shedding light on the truths about human trafficking in the U.S.
GRANT #167: Generation Development Initiative 11/16/2015
Working to create an enabling environment where boys and men will support and empower girls and women to achieve their full potential.
GRANT #158: Her Story 09/14/2015
A new media series created BY trans and queer women FOR trans and queer women.
GRANT #157: Tennessee Woman Suffrage Monument 09/07/2015
A monument to honor the Tennessee women who secured ratification of the 19th Amendment and made Woman Suffrage the law of the land.
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 #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 #136: Hollaback! Bahamas 04/09/2015
No more room for sexual harassment in The Bahamas!
GRANT #133: LA Storytellers Outdoor Film Series 03/16/2015
LA Renaissance to host a monthly outdoor film series featuring diverse and female filmmakers.
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 #129: The Director List 02/16/2015
An ever-expanding online compendium of female directors in television and film.
GRANT #119: Women’s Health: HPV & Pap Screening 12/08/2014
Providing free HPV and pap tests for poverty-afflicted patients.
GRANT #116: MisAdventures Magazine 11/17/2014
An online publication featuring the world's most adventurous women.
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 #102: Free Shakespeare in the Parks 08/11/2014
Shakespeare's timeless tales are reaching new audiences through outdoor theatre.
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 #83: Frame by Frame 03/31/2014
A documentary exploring Afghanistan's recent revolution of photography through four local photojournalists.
GRANT #75:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Naked Narratives 02/25/2014
A weekly writing salon for women to share and celebrate their bodies.
GRANT #67:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
MEETING OF INDIGENOUS MIDWIVES 02/17/2014
Mexico's indigenous midwives fight to preserve their culture.
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 #47: Warmth in Afganistan 01/06/2014
This product with a mission is keeping vulnerable low-birth-weight and premature infants safe and warm.
GRANT #44: Sweet Dreams 12/16/2013
Alexis and Jennie had a dream to start a business that made taste buds happy and hearts feel good.
GRANT #37: Employee of the Month 10/28/2013
Catie Lazarus laughed all the way to the job bank. And now she is bringing others along with her.
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 #18: Umvoti AIDS Center Playground 06/17/2013
In an effort to provide a more joyful, lighthearted outlet for the kids at Umvoti, Justin is building a playground.
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 #13: Ladies Laugh-In 05/13/2013
These gals are going to change the world one laugh at a time.
GRANT #7: INTERRUPT Magazine 04/01/2013
A bad*ss group of women banded together a platform for the (un)scene was born.