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Women’s History Month Nonprofits to Support

Published March 1, 2023 | by Groundswell | 6 mins read
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Women’s History Month is a month-long celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society.

Women have been the backbone of society, and their indomitable strength and courage have enabled us to achieve incredible feats. Women have been instrumental in pushing for social and political change, breaking down barriers, and making strides in a multitude of fields.

Women’s History Month gives us the chance to celebrate and recognize the achievements of these remarkable women and to raise awareness and appreciation of the women who have shaped our society. It is an invaluable opportunity to acknowledge and appreciate the immense impact women have had and continue to have on our world.

This list of nonprofit organizations is leading the way for women’s rights on Women’s History Month.

Donate to any of the organizations below using the Groundswell app.

Nonprofits to support for Women’s History Month

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. is a non-profit organization that works to help empower girls and young women to reach their full potential in life. Through their research-based programming, they strive to provide girls with the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to break down gender, economic, and social barriers.

Girls Inc. works to inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold by providing resources and support so that they can become healthy, educated, and independent adults. They believe that by helping young women to reach their goals, they are creating a better future for all.

National Women’s Law Center

The National Women’s Law Center is dedicated to ensuring that women and girls have the same rights and access to quality healthcare, education, and economic security as everyone else. They strive to create an equitable society where all individuals, regardless of gender, can access these essential services to reach their full potential.

To achieve this, the Center works to combat discrimination, advocate for policies that protect women and girls and expand access to vital resources.

She Should Run

She Should Run works to increase the number of women in public office by providing a range of resources and support to women seeking office.

They strive to create an inclusive network of organizations and individuals to help support and empower women candidates. This network includes a variety of different organizations and individuals, from party-affiliated groups to grassroots activists, who are all dedicated to advancing the cause of female representation in politics. 

Additionally, She Should Run provides mentorship and leadership opportunities for women interested in running for office, as well as access to networks of experts and professionals who can help them build their campaigns and become successful political leaders. works to empower and advance women in the technology and industry sectors. Through their comprehensive resources and opportunities, they are able to provide a platform for women to succeed and thrive in the tech industry. This includes access to mentorship and networking, as well as job openings from leading tech companies. 

Moreover, also offers a range of programs to support the development of women in the tech sector, such as coding boot camps and hackathons. 

Their mission is to create a more inclusive technology workplace, where women can feel empowered to pursue a career in tech.

The National Organization for Women Foundation (NOWF)

The National Organization for Women Foundation (NOWF) is devoted to ending discrimination and promoting full civil and political rights for women. Through its legal advocacy, research, public education, and advocacy initiatives, the NOWF works to ensure that all women have equal access to education, employment, and other rights. 

The foundation has a long history of successful litigation and continues to fight for the rights of women everywhere.

500 Women Scientists

500 Women Scientists works to advance gender equity in science by cultivating a diverse and equitable scientific community. Through their programs and partnerships, they strive to create an inclusive atmosphere that empowers and uplifts women in the sciences.

Their initiatives provide support and resources to female scientists, helping to ensure that their voices and contributions are heard. By providing a platform for collaboration, 500 Women Scientists furthers their mission of creating an equitable scientific environment that encourages and celebrates the contributions of all genders.

Equality Now

Equality Now is a non-profit organization that works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world. They use the law to advocate for gender equality and justice and provide legal and policy resources to support their work.

The 19th

The 19th is a media and advocacy organization devoted to elevating the voices of women of color and those from other marginalized communities.

Their mission is to ensure that the power of women’s voices is heard and that their perspectives are represented in the discourse and decisions that shape our society.

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research is a public policy research organization dedicated to improving the lives of women through research, public education, and advocacy. 

By conducting groundbreaking research and providing crucial policy insights, the Institute works to elevate the voices of women and girls in public discourse and to create a more equitable and just society.

Women Deliver

Women Deliver is a global advocacy organization that works to not only ensure that every girl and woman is able to realize her full potential but to also ensure that they are able to make a positive contribution to society. 

The Women’s Funding Network

The Women’s Funding Network is a vibrant global network of foundations and funders that supports and invests in organizations around the world that are dedicated to advancing gender equality. 

Through their generous contributions and commitment to the cause, this network helps to fund a variety of initiatives that focus on providing critically needed resources to organizations striving to create meaningful and lasting change in the lives of women everywhere.

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization that works to bridge the gender gap in technology and equip girls with the skills and confidence they need to pursue careers in computer science, programming, and other related fields. 

Their programs range from summer immersion programs to clubs and workshops, giving girls of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to gain the skills they need to succeed in the tech industry.

Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS)

Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS) is dedicated to providing support and resources to girls and young women who have experienced exploitation and violence, such as sex trafficking, sexual abuse, and domestic violence.

GEMS works to provide these young women with safe and secure housing, access to education, job training and placement, counseling, and other resources in order to help them transition to a healthy, productive, and independent future.

Donate to any of these organizations using the Groundswell app.

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