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Grants & Scholarships For Women (F-G)

A comprehensive listing (in alphabetical order) of the top organizations, foundations, and venture capital funds that provide grants and other funding options for women:

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Federated Dept Store Foundation
Charitable giving through the Federated Foundation, from Federated’s divisions and corporate office and The May Department Stores Foundation totaled more than $33.5 million in fiscal 2005. Areas of strategic focus for the Federated Foundation continue to be education, arts/culture, minority issues, women’s issues and HIV/AIDS.
Funding Amount: Varies
More Info: www.federated-fds.com/community/

Female Founders Fund
Women experience greater successes - and fewer failures - than their male counterparts. Yet traditional venture capital does not reflect this. Female Founders Fund was founded to change that. Their portfolio companies all share something in common - each is led by talented female founders with disruptive and innovative ideas that better serve their consumer.
Funding Amount: Varies
More Info: www.femalefoundersfund.com/

Girls Global Education Fund (GGEF)
GGEF is unique in that they are the only organization whose sole mission is to send girls to schools. To address the gender gap that exists between girls’ and boys’ education wanted to give girls a program of their own.
Funding Amount: Varies
More Info: www.ggef.org






Girls Inc. Grants
Each year, Girls Inc. partners with the Annie E. Casey Foundation to offer the Family Strengthening Awards that recognize Girls Inc. affiliates for outstanding programs that make families stronger and thus, help girls reach their full potential.
Funding Amount: Varies
More Info: www.girlsinc.org

Golden Seeds
Golden Seeds is a discerning group of investors, seeking and funding high-potential, women-led businesses. By seeking companies where women hold leadership positions and own substantial equity, they are funding companies that are likely to have diverse perspectives that will contribute to ultimate success.
Funding Amount: Varies
More Info: www.goldenseeds.com

Google's Women Techmakers Scholars Program
Through this program -- formerly called the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program -- Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by offering an academic scholarship, awarded based on academic performance, leadership, and impact on the community of women in tech.
Funding Amount: $1,000 - $10,000
More Info: www.womentechmakers.com/scholars