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Fund for Women Grant Application Opens Jan. 1, 2022

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Beginning January 1, 2022, the Fund for Women (FFW) At the Delaware Community Foundation will begin accepting applications for its 2022 grants cycle. All Delaware nonprofit agencies with programs benefiting women and girls are welcome to apply.

The FFW accepts applications from nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organizations for programs that address the needs and enhance the worth and potential of women and girls in Delaware by helping them to lead productive, self-sufficient lives. The FFW’s one-year grant offers organizations an opportunity to obtain seed money for innovative, creative programming or funding to continue or expand programs where effectiveness has been demonstrated. Grants will not be awarded to individuals.

Completed applications should be submitted online by January 31, 2022. The link to the application will be active effective January 1st and is available at  Only online applications will be accepted.

The FFW is offering two grant workshops to assist organizations in preparing their applications. Attending the workshop is optional and will not affect the grant awards. However, historically, organizations that attend the grant workshop have a higher success rate in receiving grants. The workshops will be held via Zoom, on Monday, December 13th at 4:30pm. A second workshop will be held on Wednesday, December 15th 5:30pm. To register for one of these workshops visit

Presentation slides from the FFW’s December grant workshop will be available after the workshops at, along with specific grant guidelines.

About the Fund for Women: Through collective philanthropy, the Fund for Women invests and advocates by bringing together our knowledge, passion and commitment to empower women and girls in Delaware to achieve their potential. The FFW was established in 1993 as an endowment at the Delaware Community Foundation. Since then, the FFW has issued more than $3.2 million in grants to hundreds of nonprofit programs statewide. In the 2021 grants cycle, the FFW awarded $209,998 to 15 nonprofits serving women and girls in Delaware. For information, please visit