Our 2022 Women & Girls Grantees

At WA Women’s Foundation, one of our cherished values is to elevate and amplify the power of all who identify as women. Supported by the WFA Fund for Women, we…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

Reflections from our First Cycle of Advocacy Grants

As a grantmaking committee, we were most interested in understanding community needs and how organizations are addressing those needs through advocacy.

Reflecting on the 2021 Pooled Fund Grant Committee

At Washington Women’s Foundation, we aspire to be a collective where members push themselves daily to learn and grow, a place where they consistently ask themselves, “What can we do…more

Reflections on the 2021 Impact Assessment Committee

As our IAC team of almost 50 participants assembled last October, we were aware that it would not be business as usual. We faced the challenges of operating in a totally…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

Pooled Fund Grants 2020: Final 14 Organizations

We’re excited to share another update from the 2020 Pooled Fund Grant Committee! Since our last blog post, your fellow members adapted to the global coronavirus pandemic to discuss the…more

Pooled Fund Grants 2020: Top 25 Organizations

The Pooled Fund Grant Committee began reviewing LOIs in January and has selected 25 organizations to submit full proposals. This fall we revised our grant criteria slightly in response to…more

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…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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