Mission/Giving Statement: Third Wave Foundation is a feminist, activist foundation that works nationally to support young women and transgender youth ages 15 to 30. Through strategic grantmaking, leadership development, and philanthropic advocacy, it supports groups and individuals working towards gender, racial, economic, and social justice.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Reproductive Health & Justice
Types of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The Foundation funds projects which benefit, target, are devised by, and led by young women, transgender, and gender nonconforming youth activists, between the ages of 15 and 30. It especially looks for programs or organizations that focus on the needs of low-income communities, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBTQ communities, and people of color. The Foundation does not fund national organizations, intermediaries or subsidiaries. Additional restrictions listed online.
Application Instructions: Email LOIs to program[at]thirdwavefoundation[dot]org.