Over its 45-year history, VGIF has supported more than 515 projects to advance the rights and improve the lives of women and girls across the globe. These projects have reached more than 300,000 people overall, through projects that fall into six topics areas which address the changing priorities of our grassroots grantees.
VGIF Factsheets are organized by six topic areas as well as one report:
Economic Development and EmpowermentEducation Environment, Food, and Water Security Health, Wellness, and Bodily Integrity Human Rights and Legal Status Leadership and Movement Building VGIF Grantmaking Snapshot: 2009–2014
VGIF currently funds 30-40 grassroots groups each year, carrying out projects that improve the lives of women and girls. Download our recent Annual Report to learn more about our grantmaking and the incredible groups we support.
2015 Annual Report 2014 Annual Report 2013 Annual Report 2012 Annual Report
The Update is published twice a year and provides updates on VGIF’s currently funded projects, our work at the United Nations, and program highlights from our staff and Board committees. Members receive a print version of The Update.
January 2017 July 2016 February 2016July 2015February 2015 July 2014February 2014June 2013February 2013July 2012February 2012
The Flash is our online newsletter that provides highlights of our work throughout the year. Contributing members of VGIF receive The Flash every month as part of their membership. If you are interested in our grantmaking work but are not a member, subscribe here.
December 2015 #2
December 2015 #1
Press Releases and Statements
Follow the links below to view news and updates from VGIF press releases.
VGIF President’s Message: Girls’ Education in Nigeria and Around the WorldVGIF Secures New Executive Director to Guide Organizational GrowthVGIF’s President Eileen Menton Presented Statement at the UN