Between 1985 and 2022, the Boston Women’s Fund has awarded more than $7.2 million to over 362 grant awards. These critical funds have provided seed money, program support, and operational funding for grassroots community efforts led by women, girls, and gender-expansive individuals.
BWF’s inclusive grantmaking process supports the growth and efficacy of emerging social justice organizations that are often neglected by mainstream funding. We are deeply grateful for the work being done in our communities by our grantees.
CURRENT GRANTEE PARTNERS.
FISCAL AGENCY PARTNERSHIPS.
JINNY CHALMERS FUND FOR EDUCATION JUSTICE.
The Boston Women’s Fund is a proud partner and the fiscal agent for The Jinny Chalmers Fund for Education Justice (JCFEJ).
JCFEJ was established to honor the life of Virginia “Jinny” Chalmers and to carry on her work as an educator, a mentor, a community leader and a fierce advocate for racial justice and equity in education.
HEALING JUSTICE FUND.
Healing Justice (Access Strategies Fund) has responded to the call from black and brown women, femme, and genderqueer people to promote leadership for women, genderqueer, and nonbinary people of color through healing and healing justice. The Fund has held workshops oriented toward working with the community to provide Black and Indigenous women, nonbinary, and genderqueer people of color (1) space for respite, healing, and connecting to the earth, self, ancestor, and each other, and (2) practices and principles for healing and healing justice to integrate into community and organizing.