We are in the process of uploading each and every one of the grants theHF has given since our inception in 1998. As you can imagine, it takes time to catalogue over 800 grantees, so we encourage you to come back frequently and check out our new additions.

GRANTEE
YEAR
YEAR
ISSUE
ISSUE
PROGRAM
International Documentary Association
2012
Film and Media
Doc U is the International Documentary Association’s series of educational seminars and workshops for aspiring and experienced documentary filmmakers. Taught by artists and industry experts, participants receive vital training and insight on various topics including: fundraising, fair use, distribution, licensing, marketing, and business tactics. theHF support allowed Doc U to be hosted online allowing IDA members full access to the programs for free.
The Coach Initiative
2012
Coaching
theHF provided founding funding for this organization, which recruits professional coaches to volunteer their services to support executives in not-for-profit enterprises. By supporting the leaders and projects of nonprofits, these coaches help maximize the effectiveness of the wide range of charities they serve. Learn more about them at coachinitiative.org.
International Museum of Women
2012
Now part of the Global Fund for Women, this online repository is the exemplar of how to create a meaningful museum in the digital age. There's nothing else like it for women and girls worldwide. Created by a member of the Women Donors Network, Elizabeth Colton, the IMW is collecting, preserving, and telling the stories of women and girls in the world. Learn about the museum: imow.org
Global Girl Media
2012
Journalism
GlobalGirl Media is an organziation dedicated to empowering high school age girls from under-served communities around the world through media, leadership and journalistic training to have a voice in the global media universe and their own futures. theHF supported a collaboration to bring another of our grantees, The Op-Ed Project to work with the girls to develop their writerly voices.
Embrace
2012
Philanthropy
Embrace's mission is to advance maternal and child health by delivering innovative solutions to the world's most vulnerable populations. Embrace released the award-winning Embrace Warmer, which is designed for hypothermic infants in developing countries. It costs a fraction of the price of a standard incubator, doesn’t require constant electricity, and is portable, hygienic, and reusable. Learn more about them at embraceglobal.org.
Days For Girls International
2012
Philanthropy
If a girl doesn’t have pads or tampons when she has her period, she stays home from school – even in the USA. In other countries, women without feminine hygiene supplies can’t go to work. Days for Girls International is helping. It’s a grassroots non-profit creating a more dignified, humane and sustainable world for girls through advocacy, reproductive health awareness, education and sustainable feminine hygiene. Women and girls discover their potential and self-value, are equal participants and agents of social change and are given opportunities to thrive, grow and contribute to their community's betterment while ensuring quality sustainable feminine hygiene. The Harnisch Foundation invested in their initiatives in Detroit and New Orleans alleviating the stigma of feminine hygiene for women and girls. Learn more about them at daysforgirls.org.
WomenArts
2012
WomenArts works to empower an international community of women artists and allies by sharing news about inspiring arts projects and opportunities, and by facilitating the annual world-wide Support Women Artists Now (SWAN) celebrations in March and April. WomenArts provide a variety of free online networking, fundraising and advocacy services.
Columbia Journalism Review (Columbia University School of Journalism)
2012
Journalism
Columbia Journalism Review's mission is to encourage excellence in journalism in the service of a free society. Founded in 1961 under the auspices of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, CJR monitors and supports the press as it works across all platforms, and also tracks the ongoing evolution of the media business. The magazine, offering a mix of reporting, analysis, and commentary, is published six times a year; CJR.org weighs in daily, hosting a conversation that is open to all who share a commitment to high journalistic standards in the US and around the world. Learn more about the CJR at cjr.org.
Video Volunteers
2011
Journalism
Video Volunteers equips women and men in underdeveloped areas with video journalism skills, enabling entire communities to expose underreported stories from their communities and take action to right the wrongs of poverty, injustice and inequality. Learn more about them at videovolunteers.org.
Rachel’s Network
2011
Girls and Women, Philanthropy
Rachel’s Network is a vibrant community of women at the intersection of environmental advocacy, philanthropy, and women’s leadership. With a mission to promote women as agents of change dedicated to the stewardship of the earth, they meet with cutting-edge thinkers, build productive alliances, and connect with savvy, like-minded women to strengthen our leadership and effectiveness. Learn more about their work at rachelsnetwork.org.