NNAF Invests in Abortion Funds - National Network of Abortion Funds

The Need for Abortion Doesn’t Stop. Neither Do Abortion Funds.

Constantly changing laws mean new difficulties for abortion funds and an increasingly hostile landscape for reproductive choices. Our grantmaking programs help provide member abortion funds with the money they need to do their critical work.

NNAF Grant Programs

Financial Support for Abortion Funds

The National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF) grant programs get money directly to abortion funds. The programs below were designed with the input and partnership of abortion funds. These programs focus on reducing unnecessary barriers to funding and quickly moving money to where it is needed most.   

The bottom line: NNAF grants support abortion funds so funds can support abortion seekers. 

In the past three years, NNAF grantmaking programs have dramatically increased their support for abortion funds. This change was possible because of donations from folks who care deeply about abortion access and Reproductive Justice. 

Never doubt our collective power! 

Keep reading to learn more about how NNAF supports abortion funds through grantmaking. 

Donate today to join our efforts. 

For more than ten years, NNAF had its own national abortion fund, the Tiller Fund. This fund worked directly with abortion seekers and other abortion funds.

Then in 2018, the National Network of Abortion Funds connected with abortion seekers, abortion funds, clinics, and other key stakeholders in our network to learn how NNAF could better support direct abortion funding.

Here’s what we learned:

  • Abortion seekers often said calling their local fund was the best part of their abortion experience.
  • There was an immense need for more money to pay for abortions.
  • Stakeholders prioritized providing abortion funding in the South and Midwest of the U.S.
  • Abortion funds, clinics, and abortion seekers all wanted a streamlined system for accessing extra funds.

The Collective Power Fund (CPF) was created as a response. Today, the CPF provides support to 24 member organizations across more than 20 states.

Donate to the Collective Power Fund

In 2020, NNAF launched the Abortion Funds Crisis Relief Campaign as a temporary response to the increased need caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We set an initial goal to raise $2 million for member abortion funds.

When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in 2022, NNAF increased this commitment to member abortion funds. The Crisis Relief Fund became a permanent grant program focused on moving money quickly to abortion funds across the NNAF network.

Give to the Crisis Relief Fund