The Women’s Fund of Central New York (Women’s Fund) invites grant applications from nonprofit organizations whose primary focus is to address key issues affecting women and girls in Central New York. Nonprofit charitable organizations determined as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code (IRS), that provide services directly to women and girls in Onondaga, Cayuga, Madison and/or Oswego counties, are eligible to apply for a grant award.

Projects or initiatives that operate under a fiscal sponsor should have the nonprofit sponsor submit a grant application on their behalf. Each organization is eligible to submit only one application. Preference will be given to organizations with an annual operating budget of $5 million or less.

The Women’s Fund will award up to nine $5,000 grants to support programs and ideas that aim to better serve women and girls in the Central New York community.

The online application form can be accessed at Applications must be submitted by June 15, 2019. Those submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

For additional information, applicants may contact 315-422-9538 or email