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

Announcing 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


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Introducing our 2022 Grantees

Washington Women’s Foundation (WaWF) is proud to announce our 2022...

Collective Grants Committee Update: Ballot Organizations 

We’re delighted to share another update from the 2022 Collective...

Open Call: WaWF Board of Directors

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