OVERVIEW: Kvinna till Kvinna supports women’s empowerment and rights organizations working in regions affected by conflict including Central and West Africa, the Middle East, the South Caucasus and the Western Balkans.
IP TAKE: This funder often partners with local-based organizations believing that they are best suited to address the needs of women living within their local communities.
PROFILE: Founded in 1993, the Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation is a Sweden-based organization that “[v]isions(s) a world with sustainable peace based on democracy and gender equality, in which conflicts are managed through non-military means.” Kvinna till Kvinna, which means “woman to woman” awards grants based on the following thematic areas: in addition to advocacy work, the foundation addresses gender-based violence, women’s equal participation, women, peace, and security, and economic empowerment.
Kvinna till Kvinna supports organizations “[g]uided by the aim to promote a diverse and sustainable development of women’s rights,” and those who are active in conflict areas. View annual reports on their website.
Kvinna till Kvinna does not accept post regular requests for proposals.
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