The Women’s Fund Armenia has been operating in Armenia for already 3 years. During that time, the Fund has managed to implement many programs, attracting many partners and supporters both from Yerevan and the regions.
For all those who are not yet familiar with the activities of the Fund, we suggest reading our informative article.
Established in 2018, Women’s Fund Armenia is a local feminist organization that supports women and girls in Armenia through capacity building, providing financial support and development of feminist movement.
The Fund’s mission is to support women’s movement building in Armenia by providing necessary resources and tools to women’s organizations, women’s initiatives, feminist activists, researchers and scholars to design and implement their ideas to advance women’s rights and feminist projects.
The Fund’s goal is to develop a sustainable feminist philanthropy to support the strengthening of feminist discourse, safe spaces and collective initiatives addressing main challenges that women and girls are facing today in Armenia.
The Fund’s program areas are diverse: working with adolescent girls, sexual and reproductive health and rights programs, emergency funding grants, support for young women’s creative ideas, coverage of women’s stories and experiences, support to women in STEM, promoting girls’ ideas, researching women’s issues, providing scholarships to students studying feminist issues, funding programs to promote women’s economic stability and resilience, supporting feminist events, addressing the issues of marginalized women, supporting self-care and collective care programs, etc.
OTHER KINDS OF ACTIVITIES
In addition to providing grants, the Fund carries out other activities aimed at strengthening the feminist movement and spreading the culture of feminist philanthropy. These include:
- Thematic live discussions that can be found here;
- Capacity building trainings;
- Periodic need assessments and review of program directions based on them;
- Informational sessions to reach broader audience and find new partners,
- Creating and distributing feminist content.
WOMEN’S FUND ARMENIA IN NUMBERS
Since its foundation, the Women’s Fund Armenia has showed the following results:
HOW TO FOLLOW OUR ACTIVITY AND STAY TUNED TO OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED BY THE FUND