We fund visionary, innovative and intersectional, grassroots strategies that meet immediate needs and create lasting change. When grassroots women’s organizations provide vital services to their communities, women can build new skills, step up as leaders, and mobilize for rights-based policies.
grants in 2018 to support 32 organizations that advance women's human rights across the globe
MADRE is able to act nimbly when a disaster hits the communities of our partners. We bring crucial resources–like food, water, medical care and shelter– directly to the women and families most in need.
invested in local community groups over 35 years through grants and in-kind contributions
Shelter Without Walls: Nicaragua
Through a Partnership Grant to Wangki Tangni, an Indigenous women's group, MADRE fueled grassroots efforts to mobilize against gender violence, including by launching the region's first women's rights radio station.
Our partners are better able to meet the self-identified urgent needs of women and girls in their communities.
Our partners have the resilience to withstand shocks, adapt and respond effectively to unforeseen challenges.
Our partners have the financial resources to consciously develop more feminist, rights-based activities and programs to create long-term change in their communities.