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Thank You!

Because of your investment in our work, the Women’s Fund awarded $114,693 in grants through a variety of donor advised, field of interest, scholarship and Young Philanthropist funds in the fiscal year that ended June 30. Women’s Fund grantmaking now totals more than $1.25 million!

Dr. Ann McKee Featured Luncheon Speaker

The Women’s Fund Luncheon featured speaker, Appleton native Ann McKee, M.D., is a true agent of change. As the Director of the Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center at Boston University and Chief Neuropathologist for the brain banks at VA Boston, her groundbreaking work identifying CTE […]

Women’s Fund Awards Two Scholarships

The Women’s Fund is pleased to announce two new scholarship awards to the following high school graduates to assist with their post-secondary education: Alissa Arneson, Oshkosh West High School  – Ashley Marie Abraham Scholarship ($2,000) Diana Hernandez,  Appleton East High School – Helen Spasoff Kratzer Scholarship […]

Women’s Fund Luncheon Registration Open

Please join us Thursday, September 7 for the 17th annual Women’s Fund Luncheon, featuring guest speaker Dr. Ann McKee! Click on the link above to register for this inspiring afternoon spent with one thousand of our closest friends supporting women and girls in our community. Consider purchasing […]

Women’s Fund Total Grantmaking Exceeds 1.2 Million

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]