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Arizona Foundation for Women funds projects and programs that enhance the lives of Arizona women and children. They educate others about thebarriers facing women and children and involve members of the communityin efforts to remove those barriers.
The mission of the Arizona Foundation for Women is to fund projects and
programs that fulfill unmet needs fo Arizona Women and Children.
Arizona Foundation for Women focuses on the prevention and intervention
of domestic violence and child abuse.
Men’s Anti-violence Network (M.A.N), Emergency Crisis
Transportation, Medical Services for Victims of Domestic Violence, ASU
Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program and the Arizona Coalition on Adolescent
Pregnancy and Parenting (ACAPP).
In addition, the Arizona Foundation for Women (AFW) offers two grants programs.
The Deborah G. Carstens Fund and the Arizona Foundation for Women’s
General Grant Program.
The Deborah G. Carstens Fund provides grants to not-for-profit
organizations that motivate and empower girls and women to take
responsibility for their economic lives by developing skills, building
self-esteem and identifying challenges that impede their success.
The Arizona Foundation for Women’s General Grant program provides
funding to address identified unmet needs of women and girls. Grant
funding focuses upon innovative and/or model primary prevention
programs. Operational funding is not available. Programs must address
social change so that women and girls may live free from fear and
violence, attain self-reliance and achieve social equity.