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

Learning and Growing as a Collective: Capacity Building Grant Committee

This fall, 15 WaWF members joined the pilot Capacity Building Grant Committee to explore collective grant making using trust-based philanthropic practices. We are happy to announce our four grant award…more

Headshot of Beth McCaw of WA Women's Foundation

Transforming Together 2020: Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you to the many members who attended our virtual Annual Meeting this week. I am pleased to announce that the membership elected three new candidates to join our Board…more

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Announcing our Issue-Based Grantees & Reflecting on the Grant Pilot

Background In 2019, Washington Women’s Foundation (WaWF) members expressed a...

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...

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