And the International Partner Grant Goes to…

Partners Asia received the 2018 International Partner Grant in a vote by a committee of more than 20 members, led by co-chairs Amy Corey and Patricia Kiyono. Partners Asia supports community initiatives to improve the lives of Myanmar’s most vulnerable. Many of these people are ethnic minorities living in unstable areas within Myanmar and along…more

And the Winner of the Emerging Issues Partner Grant is…

The Issue This year, the committee focused its learning and inquiry on the topic of Women’s Civic Leadership and Engagement. As a group, we explored what leadership means in a political and community context, and evaluated organizations focused on leadership opportunities for women in Washington. The grant committee process began in mid-September and took a…more

Claiming Our Right to Not Only Elect, But Be Elected

Since Intersect last Thursday, I’ve been thinking a lot more about sharing power.  However, truthfully it has been on my mind since the 2016 elections, especially knowing that we are nearing the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.  That’s right, we were given the right to vote, thanks to…more

And the Winner of the $15,000 Criminal Justice Diversity Partner Grant is…

It was an honor to serve as this year’s Diversity Partner Grant Co-Chairs and as always, it gave us the opportunity to meet and get to know so many more of our WA Women Foundation members, which in turn provides me with connections that will last for many years to come. This year, the process…more

2016 Diversity Partner Grant: Criminal Justice

This fall, Washington Women’s Foundation’s Diversity Partner Grant Committee, co-led by members Ann Kumasaka and Donna Lou, will focus its learning and inquiry on the topic of criminal justice. The 30 members serving on this Committee will fund one or more not-for-profit organizations supporting communities that have borne a historical pattern of discrimination resulting in…more

International Partner Grant Winner!

The 2016 International Partner Grant Committee members completed an accelerated 12-week grant making process, researching and visiting a broad array of nonprofits in our region doing work abroad. Yesterday, the Committee announced the winner of their $15,000 grant. The winner is:

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And the 2019 Grantees are…

Yesterday, Washington Women’s Foundation members announced five recipients of $100,000...

Catalist Conference 2020: Announcing New Plenary Speakers

As conference co-chairs, we’re thrilled to share our excitement for...

Seeking More Equitable Philanthropy: Addressing 8 Philanthropy Myths

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