- Sustained infrastructural support enabling organizations to focus on program priorities
- Long-term strategic planning based on indigenous needs (rather than shifting donor-driven interests)
- Grassroots empowerment resulting in a greater integration of local activism and global advocacy
Less than 7% of all grants from traditional funding sources go to domestic or international programs for women and girls.
The largest domestic women’s rights advocacy organizations have annual budgets below $5 million, while the largest civil-rights advocacy organizations have budgets of $30 to $60 million.
The largest international women’s rights advocacy organizations have annual budgets of only $1 to $3 million, while the largest international human-rights organizations have budgets of $20 to $30 million.