Women’s Empowerment Grant



Our application for 2024 is now OPEN!


We are pleased to announce the Kinexion Network Women’s Empowerment Grant program to support the women and girls with our affiliate agencies. This grant opportunity encourages all women – whether program participants or staff, to pursue their dreams through education, travel, and extracurricular activities. Funds are raised through the Kinexion Networks’ Annual Fashion Fling to recognize the importance of supporting women of all abilities to achieve their life goals. 

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2024 Scholarship Details –

  • Up to 2 grants will be awarded to staff and 2 to program participants (up to 4 per year).
  • Grants will range between $500 and $5,000.
  • The online application must be completed by the applicant or designated individual, where necessary, and include information on how much is being requested and for what purpose.
  • The deadline to apply is July 15, 2024.
  • Grant recipients will be notified by August 16, 2024.
  • Funds must be spent on or before July 15, 2025.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must identify as female.
  • Applicants must be program participants or staff members of the Kinexion Network. The Kinexion Network affiliates agencies include Independent Group Home Living, NIS, Angela’s House, The Center for Developmental Disabilities, Maryhaven, Head Injury Association, and East End Disability Associates.

How to Apply:

  • The grant application is available on the Kinexion website at kinexion.org/women-empowerment..
  • Information required on the application includes the applicant’s name, their relationship to the Kinexion Network, the nature of the request, and how it will improve the applicants’ quality of life. In addition, information on the use of funds is required (i.e.: travel estimates, item cost, etc.).
  • Finalists may be required to participate in a personal interview.

Grant recipients must provide detailed backup on how they used the funds and how the grant supported their life goals. Grant Recipients are invited to the 2024 Annual Kinexion Fashion Fling scheduled for October 27th, 2024.