The Girls Rights project funds grants both locally in the San Francisco Bay Area and internationally that improve the rights of girls and contribute to their development and empowerment.
Matches mentors in the US with girls seeking to go to college in the US. The mentor helps secure a scholarship in the US and helps the girls succeed in college while developing a lifelong connection.
Tahirih Justice Center
The Tahirih Justice Center provides legal services to girls and women seeking asylum in the US for gender-based claims.
Soccer Without Borders
Helps girls in Nicaragua gain athletic and leadership skills while earning a scholarship to school.
Equality Now Adolescent Girls Legal Defense Fund
Helps fund groundbreaking legal cases seeking to define and protect girls rights throughout the world.
Takes on groundbreaking legal cases to secure the rights of girls to live free of violence in Kenya and Malawi.
Girls Rights Project Grants 2020
Total Giving: $353,428
Educational / Empowerment ($ 102,925)
SHE-CAN (Rwanda, Cambodia, Liberia)
Boys and Girls clubs (San Francisco Bay Area)
Room to Read (International)
Soccer Without Borders (Nicaragua)
Ecole de Choix (Haiti)
Sacred Valley (Peru)
Rise Up (US and International)
Nurturing Minds (Tanzania)
Venture Strategies (Niger)
Rain in the Sahel (Niger)
Colors of Connection (Congo)
Anti-trafficking/Anti-Violence ($ 27,500)
Nomi Network (Cambodia, India)
Aapne Aap (India)
Freedom Story (Thailand)
Willow International (Uganda)
Health ($ 2,500)
Panzi Foundation (Congo)
Legal Reform / Human Rights ($ 55,000)
Equality NOW (Adolescent Girls Legal Defense Fund)
Tahirih Justice Center (US)
Hastings Center for Gender and Refugees
General Girls/Womens Equality ($ 165,500)
Harvard University Women In Public Policy
Global Fund for Children (International)
Cambodia Children’s Fund (Cambodia)
Global Fund for Women
How Women LEAD (Nepal)
Women Moving Millions (International)
Feminist Majority Foundation (US)
Alliance for Girls (San Francisco Bay Area)
Stanford Center for Gender Equality