Channel provides grants to women-led organizations and projects that specifically champion women’s rights.

How We Work

In addition to making grants to organizations engaged in combating gender inequality, we engage in collaboration and advocacy with an international network of women’s rights organizations and funders, in order to ensure that women’s rights are respected, protected, and fulfilled.


Our grant focus areas:

The Channel Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. New proposals are considered by invitation only.

Types of Work We Fund

What We Do Not Fund

  • Individuals
  • Service delivery projects
  • Programs that promote religious beliefs
  • Capital campaigns or electoral campaigns



Grant Amounts

  • Channel Foundation grants have ranged from US $2,000- $50,000.