The MATCH International Women’s Fund
We’re a grant-making organization that funds women’s rights organizations around the world to make lasting changes in the lives of women and girls. We support projects that dismantle barriers, change systems, challenge perceptions and transform society.
Changing the world for women has to start with helping them live through the realities they face today. But in order to make real progress, we must also find ways to change those very realities. That’s why The MATCH Fund is committed to helping women hold the ground they’ve gained, while they look for new ways to break ground in securing the basic human rights they seek. It’s the very essence of what we do:
HOLDING GROUND. BREAKING GROUND.
Women cannot succeed in their efforts to bring about change unless their basic needs are met. That’s why a portion of the MATCH International Women’s Fund goes towards supporting organizations that provide women and their families with the most basic support and services. From keeping the lights on at women’s shelters to funding workshops that teach women about their rights, the Fund will support organizations that help women hold the ground they’ve gained.
Transforming society is not easy. Stopping the cultural, societal and physical oppression of women requires new thinking and novel solutions – innovations which harness new ways to bring about social change. The MATCH International Women’s Fund invests in these ideas to help women break new ground. Women will ultimately be the ones to bring about lasting change in their own lives and in the lives of future generations. Our job is to make sure that they are properly supported in doing so.
To learn more about the fund, or to apply for a grant, click here.