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

Revising Pooled Fund Grant Criteria for Greater Clarity

This fall, we start our third year of grantmaking focused on increasing equity and reducing disparities. Each year, we understand more deeply what it means to apply an equity lens to our grantmaking and gain greater…more

Living the Values of WA Women’s Foundation

When the Foundation’s Board of Directors adopted our Strategic Framework 2020 two summers ago, we committed to a new set of organizational values, some long-held, some aspirational, and some that would challenge us on a daily…more

President & CEO Position Profile

Earlier this summer, Beth McCaw announced her plans to step away from her role as President & CEO of Washington Women’s Foundation (WaWF), and we announced the formation of a Search…more

Uncertainty Leads to Adaptability and Resilience on IAC

We asked Margit Rankin to share a reflection from this past year’s Impact Assessment Committee (IAC). Margit has been a member since 2009 and has served on the Pooled Fund…more

EVENTS

Join Us!

Participate in an educational forum or skill-building workshop. Visit a community nonprofit. Attend an informal gathering or a community celebration of our grantees.

BLOG

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...

OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT

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.