Addressing women’s inequality is not only an imperative for government, business and the wider economy, it’s a moral imperative. Gender equality leads to more cohesive communities, healthier societies and more prosperous democracies. While Rosa exists to support a strong, vibrant women’s sector, the struggle for gender equality is men’s struggle too.
Rosa’s report “Stepping Up – investing in women in post-recession UK‘ de-bunks ten myths about the status of women in the UK today and calls for greater investment in women and their organisations. We also know that the impact of doing so extends beyond the direct beneficiaries to their families, communities, businesses and wider society: a phenomenon globally recognised as the Gender Dividend.
set up as a charitable fund to support women’s projects. We champion funding for women and girls, leverage funds to invest in change, and act as a connector and advocate. Rosa supports projects that lead to:
Since 2008, Rosa has built a track record of finding, funding and nurturing grass-roots projects and of connecting donors with the issues that matter. We’ve supported new ideas and spotlighted unpopular causes. See more examples of grants here.