Women’s Funding Network connects and strengthens more than 160 organizations that fund women’s solutions across the globe, making them one of the largest collaborative philanthropic networks in the world. Their members are women’s foundations that span public charities, private foundations and funds within community foundations.
Collectively their members invest $65 million annually in women and girls worldwide and have over $535 million in working assets.
Their mission is to bring together the financial power and influence of funders of gender equity in order to address and solve critical and complex social issues ranging from poverty to global security.
They strive to build a world where every woman and girl has the resources to achieve her full potential.
Their guiding values are equality, partnership, transparency, diversity, and inclusion
Thirty years ago, the women’s funding movement was a gathering of about 20 leaders who were convinced that philanthropy and social change needed to more fully recognize and include women’s voices. Learn more about their unique history and the efforts of women across centuries to spark greater investment in issues affecting women and girls.
Today, Women’s Funding Network is a growing community of more than 100 women’s funds and foundations spanning 20 countries. Their latest annual report and impact reportsshare stories, data, and more about how their Network is making a difference locally, regionally, and globally.
Serving this growing community is the task of a diverse team, including our talented staffand our Board of Directors comprised of member representatives, visionary supporters, and thought leaders from around the world.
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