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

Pooled Fund Grant Committee update

Pooled Fund Grants 2021: Final 15 Organizations

We’re delighted to share another update from the 2021 Pooled Fund Grant Committee! Since our last update, the committee has been working to thoughtfully review proposals from 25 organizations, 5…more

Standing in Solidarity with the Asian American Community

When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic this time last year, we grimly anticipated that this public health crisis would take a toll on women and communities of color and that existing inequities would…more

Moments with Maria: Introduction

In her first video message, Maria Kolby-Wolfe introduces herself as the new President & CEO of WA Women’s Foundation. Transcript Hi everyone. I’m Maria! I’m the new President and CEO of…more

Pooled Fund Grant Committee update

Pooled Fund Grants 2021: Top 25 Organizations

The Pooled Fund Grant Committee began reviewing LOIs in January and has selected 25 organizations to submit full proposals. This fall we updated our grant criteria in response to feedback…more

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Annoucing our Collective Grants

We’re delighted to introduce the Collective Grants! As a strong...

Reflecting on the 2021 Pooled Fund Grant Committee

At Washington Women’s Foundation, we aspire to be a collective...

Learning Together

Our founders built this foundation by bringing a group of...

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If you’re not quite ready to become a member, there are other ways to support the important work we do. Learn more about how you can contribute to WA Women’s Foundation.