Rosa’s Woman to Woman Fund Invests Over Half a Million Pounds in Grassroots Women’s Groups (England, Scotland and Northern Ireland)

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Rosa’s Woman to Woman Fund Invests Over Half a Million Pounds in Grassroots Women’s Groups (England, Scotland and Northern Ireland)

Rosa, the UK Fund for Women and Girls has announced that they have invested £598,021 in 38 projects across the UK through the first round of the Woman to Woman fund.

This fund, supported by the so-called ‘Tampon Tax’, will support groups that work with women and girls from disadvantaged communities or in disadvantaged areas in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Grants include:

  • £20,000 to Liverpool Girl Geeks for a tech academy
  • £6,850 to Voices Women’s Group to reduce isolation and build confidence of older women in the Turf Lodge area of Belfast
  • £7,860 to Women of Wolverhampton to train up excluded women in disadvantaged areas to understand and engage in civic decision-making.

The next funding round of the Woman to Woman fund will open in the Summer.

http://www.rosauk.org/blog/rosas-woman-to-woman-fund-invests-over-half-a-million-pounds-in-grassroots-womens-groups/

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