Northamptonshire Community Foundation manages the Avon Fund for Women and Girls (previously known as Avon Female Empowerment Fund) on behalf of Avon Cosmetics Ltd.
The aim of the scheme is to support projects across Northamptonshire that will improve the quality of life for women and girls.
In 2021 the Avon Fund for Women and Girls will have a focused commitment to funding up to two projects that address UN Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality. Support will focus particularly on addressing violence against women and girls and helping women and girls rebuild and recover their lives after the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
Grants of between £250 and £3,000 are available for a maximum of one year.
The total budget for any project cannot exceed £20,000.
The next deadline for expressions of interest is 31 May 2021.