Money for Women is the oldest ongoing feminist granting agency. After Barbara Deming‘s death in 1984, we became a memorial fund. While other grant sources have come and gone, our fund is in its fourth decade. We are still feminist and still willing to take risks. The foundation gives encouragement and grants to individual feminists in the arts (writers and visual artists). The fund relies on a volunteer Board of Directors and carefully chosen judges to collaborate in making awards.


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In addition to support from the estates of Barbara Deming and Mary Meigs, the Fund relies on general donations Learn More»


The Fund awards money each year to individual feminist women in the arts. See our listing of former grantees.

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thirdbox_image.jpg Application period is  January 1st - 31st  each year. Grants are limited to specific categories.

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