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Updated: Jul 12, 2022

About the Grant :-

Giving Joy is a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status that supports and promotes women's entrepreneurship all over the world. Its founder Joy Kolin has 20 years of experience working in the area of international development, during which time she has visited more than 60 nations. Joy was moved by a recurring theme during her travels: women have a tremendous capacity for positive change if given the tools and opportunities to do so. She founded Giving Joy in 2018 with the goal of maximizing the impact and power of women-led businesses around the globe.

Last Date of Application :-

30 June 2022

Purpose :-

Giving Joy supports women in starting or growing their enterprises and initiatives for both their own profit and the benefit of their communities through its mentorship programmer and microgrants. Giving Joy will email each applicant to let them know whether or not their application was accepted. Grants are given out in instalments upon meeting certain requirements and range in value from $250 to $500. Based on the suggested activities and the financing options, Giving Joy will choose the award amount. Giving Joy will arrange a meeting with each grant recipient to go over the grant agreement, deliverables, and guidelines as well as to go over the terms and conditions of the grants. Grant grantees have a year to carry out their proposed project after the grant agreement is signed.

Interventions :-

Now, women from any nation, in any trade or industry, are eligible to apply for a one-time grant of $250 to $500 to help them launch or grow their businesses. Giving Joy has so far given 45 grants to projects run by women in Afghanistan, Cameroon, Kenya, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda, Ukraine, as well as California, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Virginia, Washington State, and Wisconsin in the United States.

Eligibility Criteria for NGOS :-

  • Women who are 18 or older.

  • Fill out the online application form completely by checking ALL the boxes. An incomplete application won't be taken into account.

  • Your suggested grant activities MUST go beyond the financial facets of your company and HAVE A SOCIAL BENEFIT TO YOUR COMMUNITY. Your chances of obtaining the funding are stronger and higher the more social effect you can demonstrate through your idea.

  • Activities involving the purchase of goods, stock, advertisements, or marketing will NOT receive our assistance.

  • Particularly when describing how you plan to spend the grant money, be as explicit as you can. For instance, if you want to use the money for a training programmer, scholarships, or some other type of community event.

  • Please include a thorough description of the activity you will create, including projected expenditures, the event's scope, its intended audience, and its effects on women, girls, and families.

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