Women's Philanthropy

Accelerating Change for Women and Girls: The Role of Women's Funds
The first of its kind, this report by the Foundation Center and the Women's Funding Network examines giving patterns and trends among larger private and community foundations and the distinctive contributions of women's funds to philanthropy.

A Plan of One's Own: A Woman's Guide to Philanthropy
Provides practical advice on how women can create a charitable giving plan and use their financial resources to create lasting social change. Includes "how-to" information on making gifts to charity, developing a corporate giving program, volunteering, giving circles, and venture philanthropy.

Funding Serious Change for Women's Lives
Funding Serious Change is a year-long series of essays from philanthropists who have made major gifts to benefit women.

Women's Funding Network
WFN is an international organization with over 140 member funds organizations that are committed to improving the status of women and girls locally, nationally, and globally.

Women's Funds: A Growing Force for Social Change
A recent article from the newsletter of the Southeastern Council of Foundations on the history of Women's Funds in the Southeast.

Women’s Philanthropy Institute
The Women's Philanthropy Institute (WPI) was founded in 1997 to help women understand their full potential and capabilities as financial donors, and to inspire women to fulfill their philanthropic potential. In 2004, WPI became a program of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

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