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Grants & Scholarships For Women (N-Q)

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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National Physical Science Consortium Fellowships For Women
NPSC offers a unique graduate fellowship in the physical sciences and related engineering fields. It is open to all U. S. Citizens, but with emphasis on recruitment of applications from historically underrepresented minorities and women.
Funding Amount: Varies
More Info: www.npsc.org

New Israel Fund (NIF)
NIF provides grants to a variety of organizations working to promote women's rights and status. A special initiative, in partnership with the Nathan Cummings Foundation, aims to promote social change for Orthodox and Arab women. Other grantees are promoting a long school day to enable women to work, providing legal aid to disempowered women, developing micro-enterprises for immigrant women, and advocating for increased government funds to address the needs of poor women.
Funding Amount: Varies
More Info: www.nif.org

New Voices Fund
New Voices Fund is a $100 Million Fund created to empower women of color entrepreneurs to reach their full potential. This groundbreaking initiative, designed to level the playing field, provides women of color entrepreneurs with unprecedented access, capital, and expertise they need to excel.
Funding Amount: Varies
More Info: www.newvoicesfund.com

NOW Foundation
This foundation is a non-profit organization that is devoted to furthering women's rights through education and litigation. They are affiliated with the National Organization for Women - the largest organization for women's rights.
Funding Amount: Varies
More Info: www.nowfoundation.org






Open Society Institute Grants
The Open Society Institute (OSI), a private operating and grantmaking foundation, aims to shape public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal, and social reform. Locally, OSI implements a range of initiative to support the rule of law, education, public health and independent media. Specifically for women, this organization promotes the advancement of women’s human rights, gender equality, and empowerment as an integral part of the process of democratization.
Funding amount (awarded to programs benefiting women): $340 to $550,000
More Info: www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants

Open Meadows Foundation
This foundation is a grant-making organization for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls. Open Meadows Foundation funds projects that do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age or ability.
Funding amount: Up to $2,000
More Info: www.openmeadows.org

Oprah's Angel Network
Oprah's Angel Network, a public charity formed in 1998, was established to encourage people around the world to make a difference in the lives of others. The charity initiates and supports charitable projects and provides grants to not-for-profit organizations around the globe that share in this vision.
Funding amount: Varies
More Info: www.oprah.com/pressroom/About-Oprahs-Angel-Network

The PepsiCo Foundation
The Foundation aims to:
- Advance the knowledge about how to encourage healthy lifestyles and effect positive behavior change
- Support education and community organizations which advance opportunities in undergraduate/graduate education, women and minority owned businesses and workplace equality
- Advance the knowledge and methods of water resource management which are sustainable and impact quantity and quality of water supply in developing nations
- Support organizations and research initiatives which help to address issues critical to the betterment of society
Funding amount: under $10,000 to over $100,000
More Info: www.pepsico.com/Purpose/Global-Citizenship

Patrina Foundation
The Patrina Foundation is a family foundation, started in 1990 by Mrs. Lorinda de Roulet. From the beginning, this foundation has sought to promote educational opportunities and advance scholarship by and about women. Today, the Foundation had expanded its scope to include support of social programs to improve the lives of girls and women in New York.
Funding amount: $10,000 to $15,000
More Info: www.patrinafoundation.org

PeaChic Grants
peaChic was created by women in business, for women in business. Because of this we also focus significant effort on helping women, nationwide, achieve their dreams through owning businesses of their own. In addition to well balanced articles, peaChic also offers grants 4 times per year for the purpose of starting or expanding woman-owned/woman-focused businesses. These grants are corporate-sponsored and never require repayment.
Funding amount: Varies
More Info: www.peaChic.com

PEO International
True to the mission of promoting educational opportunities for women, education continues to be the primary philanthropy of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. In fact, the P.E.O. Sisterhood proudly sponsors no less than five international philanthropies, or projects, designed to assist women with their educational goals.
Funding amount: Varies
More Info: www.peointernational.org

Portfolia
Portfolia designed their funds with a special interest in appealing to women who own half of the wealth, buy the majority of products, but rarely invest in startup companies. One of their funds called the FemTech Fund is investing in 10 top performing women-owned health companies.
Funding amount: Varies
More Info: www.portfolia.co

Proctor and Gamble Corporate Giving
P&G is committed to social responsibility. They are always seeking ways to better integrate economic progress, social development and environmental concerns to ensure a better quality of life for future generations.
Funding amount: Not listed.
More Info: www.pg.com/en_US/sustainability/social_responsibility