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Kentucky Foundation for Women, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Kentucky Foundation for Women, Inc.

Heyburn Bldg, 332 West Broadway, Suite 1215

Louisville, KY United States 40202-2184

Telephone: (502) 562-0045

URL: www.kfw.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Women's fund

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $14,146,603

Total giving: $240,225

EIN

611070429

BRIDGE Number

3662382368

Additional Contact Information

Toll free tel.: (866) 654-7564

Background

Established in 1985 in KY

Purpose and Activities

Support for feminist artists and arts-related organizations, with the goal of bringing about social change through the arts. Giving to 1) feminist visual art: painting, sculpture, puppetry, crafts, photography exhibits, multi-media, etc.; 2) feminist performing arts: dance, theater, music, including performers, directors, producers, composers, lyricists, choreographers, and conductors; 3) feminist writers and playwrights; and 4) feminist video/filmmakers.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Art Meets Activism Program

The Art Meets Activism Program supports feminist artists and organizations in the development and implementation of art activities that are directly focused on progressive social change in Kentucky. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their commitment to feminism and their understanding of the relationship between art and social change.

Artist Enrichment Program

The Artist Enrichment Program provides opportunities for feminist artists and arts organizations to enhance their abilities and skills to create art for progressive social change. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their commitment to feminism and their understanding of the relationship between art and social change.

Grants to Individuals Program

Grants to feminist artists living in KY to promote social change through varied feminist expressions in the arts.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Arts education
  • Arts services
  • Choreography
  • Composition
  • Film and video
  • Literature and writing
  • Painting
  • Performing arts
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
  • Social sciences
  • Theater
  • Visual arts
  • Women's rights
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Females
  • LGBTQ people
  • Males
  • People with disabilities
  • People with intellectual disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Students
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Victims of crime and abuse

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $14,146,603 (market value)

Gifts received: $29,062

Expenditures: $718,650

Total giving: $240,225

Qualifying distributions: $662,913