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Women’s Fund Total Grantmaking Exceeds 1.2 Million

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

The Women’s Fund proudly announced $87,000 in grants on May 3 at Pullman’s Waterfront Banquets. With your support, the Women’s Fund has now exceeded $1.2 million in total grantmaking and has funded 204 programs within 80 different organizations! Thank you to our donors, committee members, volunteers […]

Athena Scholars Announced

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

The Women’s Fund is privileged to work with recipients of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Athena Award. The Athena Award Winners Giving Circle Fund provides tuition assistance grants to Fox Valley Technical College, UW-Fox Valley and UW-Oshkosh to improve the long-term financial security of […]

Girls’ Grantmaking Project

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

Girls from Freedom, Little Chute, Kaukauna and Kimberly high schools met for a two-day leadership training, community education, and grantmaking program. The girls identified violence against women and girls and access to economic opportunities as issues important to them and their peers. At the end […]

Mental Health Project Grants Announced

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

The Women’s Fund proudly announces grants totaling $16,500 for the following programs and agencies to address mental health concerns for women and girls in the Fox Valley Region. Visit the Grant Recipients page for more details and project descriptions. Chaps Academy:Mother/Daughter Empowerment and Wellness through Mental Health […]

Economic Security Project Grants Announced

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

The Women’s Fund proudly announced grants totaling $57,500 to improve the economic security for young women between the ages of 18 and 29 for the following programs and agencies: Visit the Grant Recipients page for more details and project descriptions. CAP Services: Skills Enhancement Program  $10,000 Fox Valley Literacy Council: ELL […]

New Look for the Women’s Fund

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

Welcome to our new website! Please take a look around. You will find research on women’s and girls’ issues, resources for philanthropy, and information about grantmaking and upcoming events. Let us know if you have any feedback. We would love to hear from you! [email protected]

Women’s Fund Grants Announcement

Posted on Apr 23, 2017 by

The Women’s Fund will announce the programs and organizations it will be supporting on May 3 at Pullman’s Waterfront Banquets. Join us and see how your support is making a difference in the lives of local women and girls. RSVP by April 27 to [email protected]

Grant Writing Workshop

Posted on Apr 23, 2017 by

If you write grants for your organization, you may want to attend a one day workshop on April 25. Shane Pekny will present, How to Write Grants with Greater Power, Clarity, and Economy as part of the Grant Professionals Association’s 2017 Workshop Series. Visit their […]

Equal Pay Day

Posted on Apr 23, 2017 by

This year, April 4 marked Equal Pay Day, the symbolic day of when a women’s earnings “catch up” to men’s earnings from the previous year. On average, women are paid 20% less than men, and Black and Hispanic women are paid even less, according to […]