Reflecting on the 2023 Philanthropy Series

By Catherine Gelband Each session of the 2023 Philanthropy Series caused me to reflect upon how I make philanthropic decisions and challenged me to examine long held assumptions. What an engaging…more

Civil Rights Tour: WaWF On The Road

Last year the Institute for Common Power invited me on their Truth and Purpose Learning Tour. Usually reserved for educators or donors to Common Power, Dr. Terry Scott and Dr….more

Announcing: 2023 Priority 101 Series

We’re thrilled to announce our 2023 Priority 101 series.  From our overarching themes of Education, Healthcare, and Climate & Agricultural, the WaWF membership has selected one priority within each theme:…more

Seeking More Equitable Philanthropy: Addressing 8 Philanthropy Myths

The 2019 Pooled Fund Grant Committee is learning a lot as we implement the following new grant criteria around increasing equity and reducing disparities this year, funding organizations that are:…more

Announcing: Book Title for the 2019 Spring Book Discussion

Each year, the Foundation’s Member Engagement Committee selects a book for all members to read. This year, in alignment with our new grantmaking criteria of increasing equity and reducing disparities,…more

How is Philanthropy Enriching Your Life?

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Washington Women’s Foundation and Brighton Jones, a Seattle-based wealth management firm, co-hosted a dynamic conversation about women living richer lives through philanthropy. Our featured panelists…more

Member Experiences: Deep Dive into Leadership

In fall 2016, 12 WA Women’s Foundation members signed up for our pilot “Leadership Institute” series. The Leadership Institute provided a “deep dive” into leadership training in the style of WA…more

Member Reflections: Seattle Center Outing

July 21st was a beautiful summer day in Seattle. 30 WA Women’s Foundation members gathered at Seattle Center for the unique experience of visiting 3 past grant recipients on their home…more

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Navigating Change at Washington Women’s Foundation 

In 2018, amidst strategic planning sessions and deep reflections on...

2024 COLLECTIVE GRANTS UPDATE: BALLOT ORGANIZATIONS 

We’re delighted to share another update from the 2024 Collective...

2024 Collective Grants Update: Final 15 Organizations

We’re excited to share another update from the 2024 Collective...

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