The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has a long and proud history of supporting women’s ability to plan whether and when to have children. Each year, the foundation provides roughly $10 million in grants to organizations working to ensure women have access to reproductive health services, including safe and legal abortion. To ensure we are supporting the most effective group of organizations, we are issuing a new call for proposals to strengthen advocacy among eligible, nonprofit organizations working to preserve and protect women’s reproductive health and rights.
Through this process, we hope to identify a robust mix of eligible, nonprofit advocacy organizations from across the reproductive health, rights, and justice movements—including from among our current grantees. We are especially interested in supporting organizations that build bridges across reproductive health, rights, and justice efforts, and connect to other social movements that affect women’s economic opportunity and well-being.
The Hewlett Foundation believes that women’s ability to plan childbearing is critical to economic empowerment, children’s well-being, and family stability. Most of our grants are multi-year and for general operating support. All current grantees and prospective grantees are encouraged to read the call for proposals for more details and instructions on how to apply as an individual organization or in partnership with others by June 30, 2017.