application must be received by deadline, not just postmarked

Open Meadows Foundation

Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. Open Meadows Foundation funds projects that do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and expression, age or ability. It offers grants up to $2000 to projects that:

  • Are designed and implemented by women and girls;
  • Reflect the diversity of the community served by the
    project in both its leadership and organization;
  • Promote building community power;
  • Promote gender, racial, social, economic and/or
    environmental justice; and
  • Have limited financial access or have encountered
    obstacles in their search for funding.

All of the above guidelines are applied
in considering funding.

Organizational budget should not exceed $150,000.

Small and start-up organizations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Proposals from organizations not previously funded have priority.

The deadlines for proposals are FEBUARY 15 and AUGUST 15 of each year.

Please e-mail questions or comments to