Reflections on Intersect 2019

This year marked the third time Washington Women’s Foundation hosted a full-day conference, Intersect: Join the Conversation. Our conference theme was justice-driven philanthropy, and it was inspired by the following quote from an article by Dorian O. Burton and Brian C.B. Barnes in the Stanford Social Innovation Review: “Ultimately, real change will come only when all…more

Letter from the President & CEO: Reflections on Intersect 2018

Happy New Year! Thank you for renewing your financial commitment to Washington Women’s Foundation for our 24th year of grant making. We are looking forward to the first meeting of our 2019 Pooled Fund Grant Committee next week and are excited to see how our grant making might shift this year through the application of…more

Did You Join the Conversation?

In 2017, Washington Women’s Foundation rebranded our annual educational event formerly known as “Discovery Days.”  We wanted to invite you to go deeper than “discovery,” which is simply becoming aware of something that you did not already know.  We also wanted to disrupt the balance of power between those “who know” and those “who don’t…more

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Revising Pooled Fund Grant Criteria for Greater Clarity

This fall, we start our third year of grantmaking focused on increasing equity...

Living the Values of WA Women’s Foundation

When the Foundation’s Board of Directors adopted our Strategic Framework...

President & CEO Position Profile

Earlier this summer, Beth McCaw announced her plans to step...

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.