Taso Foundation is a national women's fund that was registered as an independent organization in 2007. Prior to that, in 1998-2006, it worked as the Women's Program of the Open Society Georgia Foundation (see History pdf). The foundation's activities are aimed at empowering women in the country and building a strong civil society.
To achieve its mission, Taso Foundation implements grant-making, educational and humanitarian programs. One of the main activities of the foundation is the mobilization of rural women and the community, raising their awareness, promoting the development of skills and competencies needed for economic empowerment.
The Foundation provides grants for women's individual and group economic empowerment, as well as for community social activism, community fundraising and organizational development; Carries out humanitarian activities in difficult circumstances created for the country and its citizens, such as armed conflict, state of emergency or global pandemic. The foundation actively cooperates with state agencies and local governments, as well as with community, regional and international organizations; Actively works for promoting the women's movement and civil society and contributes to building global peace.
Priority directions of Taso Foundation’s activities include:
Through its daily activities, Taso Foundation promotes and contributes to the process of establishing a state governed by the rule of law, where: