VGIF provides grants globally to fund locally generated projects
that advance the rights of women and girls.
NEWS AND UPDATES
"I look forward to learning about the relationship between small nonprofits, like VGIF, and the UN," says Lyra Cooper, a new VGIF UN intern. Lyra, a junior at Barnard College, is pursuing an Urban History degree. She credits her liberal arts background with heightening her passion to advocate for gender equality internationally. VGIF is excited to have Lyra join the team!
Only one week left to register for VGIF's evening reception in Minneapolis! Mix and mingle with our board and committee members, general members, and new friends at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Minneapolis on Friday, October 23th from 5-7pm. More details can be found online at http://vgif.org/minneapolis/.
Today is the annual International Day for Older Persons! VGIF is celebrating the achievements of our older project participants as well as the grantees whose projects empower this population. The 2015 theme is 'Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment'. As many VGIF projects have shown, supporting age inclusive programs helps to promote and sustain equity, welfare and shared prosperity in urban and rural environments.