Foundation: WHO (Women Helping Others) Foundation; Opportunity: General grants and literacy/education grants; Funding Focus: Social services, women and children (education-literacy programs get priority); Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Awards vary (since its inception, the foundation has granted over $3.5 million to over 322 charities in 45 states); Deadline: Rolling.
Summary: The foundation supports nonprofits serving the overlooked needs of women and children. Specific projects and programs addressing health and social service needs are the focuses of funding. The foundation will also consider projects of an original or pioneering nature within an existing organization. In order to qualify, organizations must be at least three years old with an operating budget of $3 million or less, and not dependent on government grants.
Youth groups can benefit. For example, the foundation recently gave $30,00 to Indiana’s College Mentors for Kids for programming and it also gave $10,000 to the Girls Hope of Pittsburgh (PA) for general support.
Info: https://goo.gl/1jP8EO; P. O. Box 816029, Dallas, TX 75381-6029 or 800/946-4663.