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Description/achievement of initiative

The Women's Funding Network and the International Network of Women’s Funds jointly commits $7 million for the next year on behalf of 12 women’s funds that make health focused grants in high burden countries. The two networks will strengthen health systems for women and children through investments and grants in women-led solutions that address health and wellness as a part of a holistic approach to fostering communities, countries and nations that thrive. The Networks are committed to ensuring that up to 70 percent of grants made by women’s funds reflect a health component. The networks foundation partners include: African Women’s Development Fund, American Jewish World Service, Bangladesh Women’s Foundation, Mama Cash, Mary’s Pence, Nirnaya Trust, Spark,Tewa, The CIDRZ Foundation, Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Women Win, and World Young Women’s Christian Association.

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

The Women's Funding Network, International Network of Women’s Funds, African Women’s Development Fund, American Jewish World Service, Bangladesh Women’s Foundation, Mama Cash, Mary’s Pence, Nirnaya Trust, Spark,Tewa, The CIDRZ Foundation, Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Women Win, and World Young Women’s Christian Association.
Deliverables
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
7,000,000 USD
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
Information
Location: Global
Date of completion:
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
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Documents
#SDGAction1141
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