WFMN Fund for Safety

As WFMN expands on the success of MN Girls Are Not For Sale’s campaign to combat sex trafficking, we invest in women’s safety and work with communities to address gender-based violence, a continuum that includes sex trafficking, domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment. In our approach, we are responsive to community partners and focused on strengthening systems and infrastructure for strong, continued work.

Grantmaking & Grantee-Partners

As WFMN has transformed our role from a catalytic leader with MN Girls Are Not For Sale to supporting partner, we continue to expand our strategic focus on safety and work with communities to end gender-based violence. Grants resource innovation to end gender-based violence, a continuum that includes including sex trafficking, domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment. WFMN invests in the organizations, leaders, and the movement to create a Minnesota where girls and women are free from every form of violence and can experience their homes, schools, and communities as safe places.

The Fund for Safety continues and expands upon the investments made through the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota’s MN Girls Are Not for Sale campaign.

In partnership with community leaders, WFMN follows an ethos of listening and responding to community concerns to drive strategic, cross-sector plans and create collective impact.

Meet Our 2019-2020 Grantee-Partners

Explore our grantmaking timeline to see other recent and upcoming grant opportunities.

Spotlights & Impact Updates

Men and Masculine Folks Connect to End Gender-Based Violence

In February, Men as Peacemakers hosted their first Men and Masculine Folks Statewide Summit

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When Staying Home Isn’t Safe

We are deeply concerned about the potential for increased violence against women and children when staying home isn’t safe.

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Other WFMN Programs & Funds

MN Girls Are Not For Sale | WFMN

Safety & Leadership

MN Girls Are Not For Sale

MN Girls Are Not For Sale, our eight year, $7.5 million campaign launched in November 2011 to end sex trafficking in Minnesota through grantmaking, research, public education, and policy change.

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Research Mapping the Demand | WFMN

Safety

Research: Mapping the Demand: Sex Buyers in Minnesota

“Mapping the Demand: Sex Buyers in Minnesota” is key to creating targeted strategies to disrupt the sex trafficking market and end the demand.

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