Frequently Asked Questions
Below you will find answers to some frequently asked questions. If you still can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact us using the below form.
No. The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women is not a grant-making organisation and does not provide grants to individuals or organisations. We do not launch ‘calls for proposals’ or accept unsolicited applications. Instead, we work in partnership with organisations in developing and emerging economies to develop programmes that build confidence, capability and capital in women from developing and emerging markets around the world.
We work in over 90 developing and emerging economies around the world. Please see the map on our homepage for a list of these countries. You can also find out more about our projects by visiting our programme pages:
Please note that the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women is not a grant-making organisation and does not provide grants to individuals or organisations. However, we welcome interest from organisations which work with women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging markets and are seeking to collaborate on projects. Please contact us using the below form for more information.
The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women does not provide support to women entrepreneurs on an individual basis. All of our work is delivered through projects which are implemented in partnership with local partners. Each project recruits women entrepreneurs according to specific criteria. For individual support, we would encourage you to contact other organisations in your country which support women in business.
No. The work of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women focuses specifically on supporting women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging markets. We would encourage you to contact other organisations in your country which support women in business.
The best way to keep up to date with our work is to follow our Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram accounts. Through these accounts you can learn about our projects and partnership announcements, breaking news on women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship and latest articles and contributions from our Founder, Cherie Blair, and our CEO. We also publish a quarterly newsletter which you can subscribe to here.
We welcome contributions in all forms to help us provide support to women entrepreneurs to establish and grow sustainable and successful businesses, and, in doing so, benefit their children, families and communities at large. Please visit our Donate page to find out more.
You can make a donation to the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women online via Virgin Money Giving. US taxpayers can make tax-deductible donations to our fund at CAFAmerica through their online donation service.
The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women relies on the support of individual givers, private sector partners, trusts, institutions, foundations and others who give their time, expertise and funding to ensure that we can continue our work. Without the help of our committed donors and partners, we could not reach as many women entrepreneurs as we do.
If you would like to support our work, please contact us using the below form.
Our Membership Community plays a vital role in helping us achieve our aims. The support of this community has helped us to fund projects, leverage meaningful partnerships and raise the profile of the Foundation around the world.
We are always seeking to build relationships with donors who share our aims and values. If you would like to join our Membership Community please contact us using the below form.
We recruit mentors twice a year, in February and September. However, we welcome applications from mentors on a rolling basis and invite you to apply now to get involved in our next group.
More information on how to sign up as a mentor can be found here.
We recruit mentees twice a year, in February and September. All mentees are nominated by our local partners, who will provide nominated women entrepreneurs with information on the application process and deadlines. Please have a look at our partner page to learn more about the organisations we work with.
Please send all Mentoring Programme enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send your enquiry using the below contact form.
Please send all media enquiries to us using the below contact form.
Please read the FAQs above before submitting an enquiry. Due to the volume of correspondence we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond to every message. We will contact you (within 2-3 weeks) if we are considering your proposition.
As a reminder, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women does not accept unsolicited applications for funding. We are also not able to provide support to women entrepreneurs on an individual basis.
The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
PO Box 60519, London, W2 7JU, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7724 3109