Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts’ 2021 Funding Opportunities

The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts (WFWM) is pleased to announce upcoming grant opportunities, with up to $250,000 available for organizations that serve women and girls in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties. Funding awarded during the next five months will be made available from the following programs: the Fund for Me too Movement and Allies, Emergency Grants, Young Women’s Initiative, and a general, open call for proposals.

Applications are now closed for this cycle.

Survivors Recovery Fund

The Survivors Recovery Fund is a community-advised fund dedicated to promoting the recovery of survivors of partner abuse and sexual assault.

Current Grantees

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Safe Passage

Say Something Program

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Human In Common

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The Salasin Project

Healthy Relationships After Trauma Project

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Root Studio Inc.

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Elizabeth Freeman Center

Berkshires Believe

Emergency Need 2021 Grantees

These emergency need awards were given to organizations working with women and their families to prevent homelessness, food insecurity, and to aid survivors of domestic or sexual violence with prioritization given to organizations led by women and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).

Past Grantees

Pioneer Valley Project: Summer Freedom School

YWI 2019 Participatory Grant Making

Gandara: PhotoVoice Project

Gandara: PhotoVoice Project

YWI 2019 Participatory Grant Making

Catie’s Closet in Springfield

Catie’s Closet in Springfield

YWI 2019 Participatory Grant Making

YWI 2018 Participatory Grant Making

Community Action of the Franklin, Hampshire, and North Quabbin Regions

Pioneer Valley Youth Leadership Initiative

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Elizabeth Freeman Center

Money School

Treehouse Foundation

Re-envisioning Foster Care Together

Greenfield Community College

GARDEN Project


Firm Foundations - Policy Changes for Mothers

Neighbor to Neighbor

Voice Activated

Flying Cloud Institute

TurnUP! Young Women in Science Program

Prison Birth Project

Advocacy and Training

Face the Facts

Reduce Teen Pregnancy

Million Awarded

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