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Women’s Fund Open for Applications


The Women’s Fund for Ireland is a long-term philanthropic fund established by the Community Foundation for Ireland in 2010,. Its mission is to encourage philanthropy among women, to improve the lives of women and girls through social change grant making and to educate the entire community about the benefits to society when the potential of women is realised. More information about the Women’s Fund and how to apply can be found at the link below. Closing date for applications is 30th April 2018.


2018 Grant Round


  • Round opens for applications                       26th March 2018
  • Closing Date for applications                        30th April 2018
  • Grants will be made by                                  Mid-June 2018
  • Progress Report due                                     07th December 2018
  • Final Outcome Reports due                          10th June 2019
  • Learning Network Event                                TBC



The Foundation is offering grants of up to €5,000 to organisations who are undertaking new work that aims to highlight sexual harassment and the direct and collateral damage associated with it  and instigate changes in standards, behaviours and attitudes in this sphere. If you are part of a formal or informal group/ network that is involved in research, awareness-raising, advocacy, activism or other activities that aim to bring about this kind of social and cultural change, we are interested in hearing from you.

Please download and read the full criteria document here

How to Apply:

Once you have ensured that you meet all of the grant criteria above, you can then make an online application by clicking on the link below.

If you have any queries in relation to the grant criteria, application process or your eligibility for the scheme contact Sara Stokes

For More Information CLICK HERE

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