Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgarian Fund for Women is the only indigenous donor in Bulgaria that raises funds and exclusively supports local CSOs working to advance women’s and girls’ rights, eliminate gender stereotypes, gender-based violence and discrimination, achieve gender equality in all spheres of life and make a social change.

Barcelona, Spain

Calala is a Spanish foundation, established in 2009 in Barcelona. We work locally and internationally, and as the first Spanish women’s fund we see our challenge in creating supportive networks of women who are committed to women’s rights and want to contribute to social change from a feminist perspective.

Warsaw, Poland

Created in 2018 FemFund is the only women’s grantmaking fund in Poland. It was set up in the context of skyrocketing backlash to support feminist movements. FemFund provides flexible small grants for women-led activism and organising via a participatory grantmaking model. It also aims to encourage feminist philanthropy at country and community level to make feminist movements more resilient and resistant to attacks on women’s human rights.

Omis, Croatia

EWI is the only indigenous, regional women’s fund in south-east Europe and the only women’s fund supporting women’s active role in ecumenical and inter-religious cooperation in the region. 

Hamburg, Germany

Filia, the German women’s fund, was founded in 2001 with a growing community of partners in mind who invest capital and realise projects that enable women to gain power and influence, in both Europe and internationally. filia gives grants specifically to women and girls as experts of their own situation, who are experiencing multiple forms of discrimination. filia means “daughter”. The foundation created Germany’s first Girls Advisory Board where young women decide on grants for girls’ projects nationwide. filia sees money as a tool for social change. Within a culture of feminist philanthropy filia’s investment policy pursues ethical and sustainable criteria.

Montpellier, France

The Mediterranean Women’s Fund sprang from the women’s movement itself and is at the heart of the multiple connections of local and regional networks. Created in 2007 by five women, all active in women’s groups and networks in the Mediterranean region and with extensive experience raising funds on a volunteer basis for projects in Turkey, France, and Maghreb. They are familiar with the obstacles that women activists face in their work for equality and, advised by about twenty prominent women activists of the region, are in an excellent position to analyze and meet the needs within the specific context.

Belgrade, Serbia

RWF was established in Belgrade, Serbia in April 2004 and works nationally. Reconstruction Women’s Fund is the first local women’s foundation in Serbia.

Tbilisi, Georgia

Taso Foundation is an independent national women’s fund, which, in the years 1998-2006 operated as the Women’s Program of Open Society – Georgia Foundation. Taso Foundation was officially registered in January 2007, and operates nation-wide.

Kiev, Ukraine

Ukrainian Women’s Fund (UWF) is an international charitable organization founded in 2000. The UWF provides women’s civil society organizations (CSOs) in Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus with financial, information and consultation support.


The Women’s Fund of Armenia was established in the summer of 2018; our work is ongoing and it is done with great dedication. The Women’s Fund in Armenia provides support to women and girls by providing relevant resources. We look for innovative ideas among women in Armenia who do not have the opportunity to make them a reality.

Tibilisi, Georgia

Women Fund in Georgia is a local grantmaking organization supporting women’s rights organizations, grassroots groups and individual activists for social changes by providing financial resources and capacity building, and by promoting the culture of feminist philanthropy. WFG was founded in 2005, and since then has awarded more than 500 grants nationwide. WFG’s target groups are mostly groups of marginalized women, who live in rural areas, women with disabilities, LBT women, young women and girls, sex-workers, and other groups. WFG is an activist Fund and uses women’s rights based approach to its work and contributes to the women’s movement building by supporting WHRDs and feminist/green activists, creating enabling environment for activists to grow and sustain their impact.