Maria Kolby-Wolfe

Transforming Together: 2021 in Review

In 2018 the board of Washington Women’s Foundation (WaWF) approved an ambitious Strategic Framework that was meant to guide us through 5 years of planning and transformation. By the time I arrived as your President and CEO in February…more

Announcing our 2022 Priorities

Washington Women’s Foundation (WaWF) is excited to announce the priorities for our 2022 Collective Grants! As year one of our two-year grantmaking cycle, the funding themes for the 2022 Collective Grants are:…more

Celebrating & Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Monday, October 11 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a time to celebrate and honor Native communities, culture, and histories. It’s also a time to acknowledge the historical – and ongoing –…more

Fall Update on Board Recruitment from Governance Committee

The Governance Committee presented a slate of nominees to the Washington Women’s Foundation Board of Directors at its September 28 meeting. The slate was unanimously approved and is presented for…more

Annoucing our Collective Grants

We’re delighted to introduce the Collective Grants! As a strong and inclusive collective of informed women, Washington Women’s Foundation’s (WaWF) mission is to influence community transformation. We do this by…more

Reflecting on the 2021 Pooled Fund Grant Committee

At Washington Women’s Foundation, we aspire to be a collective where members push themselves daily to learn and grow, a place where they consistently ask themselves, “What can we do…more

Learning Together

Our founders built this foundation by bringing a group of women together to learn how to be better philanthropists, make change happen in the world, and be more deeply involved…more

Reflections on Cabinet 2021

What is Cabinet and its purpose at Washington Women’s Foundation (WaWF)? The purpose is to coordinate committee activities and programs guided by the goals of the strategic plan. Cabinet fosters…more

Reflections on the 2021 Impact Assessment Committee

As our IAC team of almost 50 participants assembled last October, we were aware that it would not be business as usual. We faced the challenges of operating in a totally…more

And the 2021 Grantees are…

The Washington Women’s Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s $100,000 Pooled Fund Grants and $5,000 Merit Grant Awards. Each of these organizations works to increase equity…more

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Transforming Together: 2021 in Review

In 2018 the board of Washington Women’s Foundation (WaWF) approved an ambitious Strategic Framework...

Announcing our 2022 Priorities

Washington Women’s Foundation (WaWF) is excited to announce the priorities...

Celebrating & Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Monday, October 11 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a time to...

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