An important source of funding:
Some women's funds:
In the case of an organization of indigenous or tribal peoples which includes both men and women, any funding request must be submitted by a section, a secretariat, or a group of indigenous women.
The Consortium of Latin American Women’s Funds (ConMujeres). Members include:
Fondo Alquimia (Chile),
Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres (FCAM, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala y Costa Rica),
Fondo Lunaria (Colombia),
Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay),
Semillas (Mexico) and
Fondo Apthapi Jopueti, an initiative of the Coordinadora de la Mujer (Bolivia).
All funds have as a main mission to provide financial support through grants to women’s grassroots and community based organizations.
The Rapid Response Grantmaking program supports women activists to seize unanticipated opportunities to make change and to protect themselves when in immediate danger. Activists may apply in any language, on any day of the year, and are guaranteed a response within 72 hours. The grants are up to $5,000 USD. Areas covered include responses to increases in armed and social conflict; potentially precedent-setting legal or legislative actions; protection and security of women human rights defenders, and the women's rights to the protection and management of natural resources and the environment, as well as the promotion of public policies on this.