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Economic and Political Empowerment: Supporting projects that work toward economic and legal reform and women’s equal participation in local and national elections and economies. Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights: Funding campaigns, service delivery, advocacy and education to influence attitudes and achieve policy change that secures women’s and girls’ full access to sexual and reproductive health and rights GRASSROOTS INTERNATIONAL Grassroots International, 179 Boylston Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02130, USA email: info@GrassrootsOnline.org telephone: +1 617 524 1400 website: www.grassrootsonline.org address: Brazil, Haiti, Mesoamerica, Middle East, U.S., other Global Partnerships countries/regions: description: Global Fund for Women invests time, expertise and money in local, courageous women and women-led organizations to adv ance the rights of women and girls. It also connects women to women’s rights funding, influencers, potential partners; advocates for issues impacting women and girls; uses its platforms, creative and digital expertise, networks and influence to raise money for the movement and elevate the issues and voices of local women and girls. Global Fund gives general support, which allows organizations to quickly allocate funds where they are most needed, helps them be more agile and seize opportunities that support lasting social change. defending human rights, food sovereignty, movement building, resource rights, rethinking aid, sustainable livelihoods topics/subjects: Grassroots International works around the world to help small farmers and other small producers, indigenous peoples, and women win resource rights: the human rights to land, water and food. Grassroots takes a partnership-based approach to grantmaking because they believe long-term, consistent support is vital to longterm social change. Central to their partner-relationships is Grassroots’ commitment to transfer resources from donors in the U.S. to movements in the Global South. description: We do not fund: Individuals; Scholarships; Government entities; Groups without a strong women’s rights focus; Groups based and working primarily or only in the US; International organizations proposing projects with local partners; Groups whose sole purpose is to generate income or to provide charity to individuals; Groups headed and managed by men, without women in the majority of leadership positions; Political parties or election campaigns; Women’s branches/departments/ projects of mixed gender organization type of grant: grant range: deadlines: unknown unsolicited proposals. For more information on how to receive funding from Grassroots International and to find out more about their selection process, contact the organization. THE HESPERIAN FOUNDATION GRATIS BOOKS PROGRAMS $500 to $30,000, first time grants generally range from $5,000 to $13,000 per year. grant range: 1919 Addison Street, Suite 304, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA email: hesperian@hesperian.org telephone: +1 510 845 1447, toll free +1 888 729 1796 website: www.hesperian.org address: one-year accepted twice per year.  Grant Cycle 1: Proposal Intake: mid-October – 15 December Notification: 31 May countries/regions:  Grant Cycle 2: Proposal Intake: mid-March-30 June; Notification: 30 November how to apply: multi-year how to apply: Grassroots International does not accept General/operating support, program support, travel grants, convening grants deadline(s): unknown average grant duration: type of grant: average grant duration: project topics/subjects: development Developing countries health, education, women, international Hesperian Health Guides is a non-profit organization that writes and publishes books and digital resources to support community-based healthcare in poor, description: www.globalfundforwomen.org/apply-for-a-grant 54