ZONTA INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION via Crowdrise
June 07, 2013
Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. With more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 64 countries and geographic areas, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs aimed at fulfilling Zonta's mission and objectives.
Grants from the Zonta International Foundation support projects that seek to improve the legal, political, economic, educational, and/or health status of women in developing countries or countries in transition. ZIF funds also support projects that seek to reduce the incidence of violence against women and girls by changing personal and/or political knowledge, attitudes and behaviors