Angelica Foundation: Grants for Girls and Women

OVERVIEW: The Angelica Foundation supports organizations that advocate for women’s rights in Mexico.

IP TAKE: This mainly supports smaller local and grassroots rights organizations.

PROFILE: Suzanne and James Gollin cofounded the Angelica Foundation in 1992. Since then, it has “supported progressive organizations and programs in the U.S. and Latin America that empower communities to become more economically, socially, and environmentally just.” The foundation invests in grantmaking that promotes democracy, increases transparency, women’s rights, indigenous people’s rights, drug policy reform, and to “[advance] fair and humane immigration and economic policies.

The foundation’s grantmaking for women and girls supports organizations in the U.S. and Latin America. Angelica generally directs its women’s rights grants to groups working in Mexico—a country in which Gollin spent much time as a child.

Grant amounts typically range from $5,000 to $20,000. In the past, Angelica has supported rights programs at organizations such as Global Exchange and the Center for Civic Policy. To learn more about the types of organizations Angelica supports, explore its recent grants list.

The foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding. The foundation makes grants only by invitation.


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