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Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts

Springfield, MA | http://www.mywomensfund.org
Joined in August 2015

About Us

The Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts (WFWM) is a public foundation that pools the collective power of its donors to advance gender equity by investing in the leadership of women, girls, and the nonprofit organizations that serve them in Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1995 after its founders attended the United Nations Conference for Women in Beijing, China, WFWM was incorporated in 1997 with initial grants to organizations in the state’s four western counties being made in 1998.

WFWM advances gender equity by providing community investments informed by research and best practices both locally and nationally. Community investments include:

· Responsive Initiatives: Creating or supporting opportunities that have already proven they can catalyze girls and women in western MA

· Capacity Building for Nonprofits Serving Women and Girls: Strengthening and sustaining nonprofits that serve women and girls through technical assistance, leadership development scholarships, and the provision of data and research   

· Impact Training: Providing women and girl leaders the advocacy and policy tools they need to dismantle systems

The Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts (WFWM) is a public foundation that pools the collective power of its donors to advance gender equity by investing in the leadership of women, girls, and the nonprofit organizations that serve them in…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Women

Location

  • 1350 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01103, United States
    Suite 1006

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