UNWG Charity Funding

The United Nations Women's Guild Fund » Organisations Grants

Each year The United Nations Women's Guild (UNWG) financially supports many children’s charities in Austria and the developing world.

This project-based programme is organised for the sole purpose of benefiting children in need.

The UNWG charity programme benefits abused children, those having restricted access to education, children with serious health problems, e.g. AIDS, children having no access to clean drinking water, victims of calamity or catastrophe, orphans, children with special needs or children suffering from extreme poverty or starvation.

Project Selection Criteria:

  • Projects must benefit children no older than 15 (21 if disabled), or mother and child care programmes.
  • The services of the organisation must be available to all children without discrimination, regardless of race, gender, ethnic origin or religion.
  • The UNWG does not fund operational or administrative costs, salaries, taxes, rent, fees, study session expenses, awareness campaigns, transportation fees, and large-scale construction projects.
  • Applicant organizations must be registered as charities with their government.


    The conditions for funding are:

  • Maximum funding allowed is € 7,000.00 or equivalent in US dollars.
  • Funding of a specific part of a project may be approved.
  • Funds may be used only for the project presented and approved.
  • The Charity Review Committee monitors the projects to ensure that funds are used for the intended purpose.
  • On completion of the project, a written report is submitted to the UNWG by the organisation, including a financial accounting of fund utilization.
    Application Deadline; 1 February.

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit; UNWG Charity Funding Website


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