The Fund for Women and Girls works to improve the lives of economically vulnerable women and children through investment, education, and collaboration.
Founded in 1998, the Fund for Women and Girls is a diverse group of community members who together invest in nonprofit organizations that improve the lives of economically vulnerable women and children in greater Mercer County. Fund members review applications, conduct site visits to applicants, and vote to award grants. Most awards are one-year grants of up to $25,000. Organizations may be invited to apply for multi-year grants at the discretion of the Grants Committee.
Our grantee partners since 2017:
$75,000 three-year grants
Arm In Arm
LALDEF – Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Millhill Child and Family Development Corporation
$25,000 one-year grants
CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates (2018, 2019)
Henry J Austin Health Center
LALDEF – Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund (*$15,000)
Mercer Street Friends
Princeton Nursery School
The Children’s Home Society
In addition, the Fund awarded 30 grants of $5,000 or less to 17 nonprofit organizations.
For more information or support, please contact:
Email Michael Nuno