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
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.

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.
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Financing (in USD) $7,000,000

Action Network
  • Every Woman Every Child
Information
  • Location: Global
  • Date of completion:
Copyright United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

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