2020 PowerUP! The Spark That Ignites Change Conference Recap

It’s hard to believe that two months have passed since we hosted PowerUP! The Spark That Ignites Change, the national conference for the network of our sister organizations across the country. These biennial conferences are intended to provide basic information for women leading and running collective giving and grantmaking organizations – from membership recruitment and retention strategies…more

Member Perspective: Powering Ahead After the PowerUP! Conference

We asked WA Women’s Fdn Board member Patricia Kiyono to share her reflections from the PowerUP! Conference. Patricia has been a member of WA Women’s Foundation since 2014 and has served on the Pooled Fund, Partner Grant, Impact Assessment, and Intersect Planning Committees as well as Cabinet. In social isolation at home, I am recalling three days of social connection in mid-February, when nearly 400 women philanthropists from around the country convened for…more

Catalist Conference 2020: Spotlight on ninety-nine girlfriends

As WaWF prepares to host 350 – or more! – women from all over the U.S. for the 2020 Catalist conference on February 23-25 2020, we wanted to shine a spotlight on one of WaWF’s sister organizations to help everyone appreciate the breadth and scope of the women’s collective giving movement.  One fantastic example of…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...

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