The Open Meadows Foundation is a grantmaking organization for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls. Open Meadows funds projects that do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, or ability.
The foundation offers grants of up to $2,000 each to projects that are designed and implemented by women and girls; reflect the diversity of the community served by the project; promote community power, as well as racial, social, economic, and environmental justice; and have limited access to financial resources or have encountered obstacles in their search for funding. Organizational budgets should not exceed $150,000.
Small and start-up organizations are strongly encouraged to apply. Proposals from organizations not previously funded will be given priority.
Application deadlines are February 15 and August 15, annually.