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The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts fuels progress toward gender equity by funding the most promising solutions, collaborating with results-oriented partners, and by elevating the collective power of local women to take charge, and to lead with purpose.

We envision Western Massachusetts as a national leader for gender equity where people in our communities have the power to prosper economically, live safe and healthy lives, and thrive.


We mobilize the collective resources of our donors to provide support for nonprofits that address the most urgent problems facing western Massachusetts’ women and girls.

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Partnerships and Community Engagement

We leverage expertise, relationships, and resources to produce the most promising solutions and inspire cross-sector collaboration.

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Leadership Development

We give women and girls the tools, mentors, and confidence to become effective civic leaders and elected officials.

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October 11th is #DayOfTheGirl! It’s time we encourage girls to pursue their dreams, uplift their self-esteem and celebrate all their talents. via @UN_Women #GenerationEquality


To spice up your lunch today, remember that your support changes the game for women.
#LIPPIWomenLead #10thAnniversaryLIPPI #MyWomensFund


In honor of LIPPI's 10th Anniversary, we're highlighting remarkable women of LIPPI!

Your support has empowered over 280 women to be a community leader like Beth Spong. #LIPPIWomenLead #10thAnniversaryLIPPI #MyWomensFund

Thank you to those who were able to join the call. We appreciate your interest and support of the your Women's Fund! #MyWomensFund #WFWM #CEOUpdate

To listen to the call, go to: https://t.co/NSDiTocMrx

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Tue 22

Berkshire LIPPI Link and Research Report Forum

October 22 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Thu 24

Dr. Valerie Young Impostor Syndrome Seminar

October 24 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mon 28
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Dr. Valerie Young Combats the Impostor Syndrome in Western Massachusetts

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As the first part of the women’s leadership event series, Dr. Valerie Young will be delivering an interactive presentation on the Impostor Syndrome at the Community Music School of Springfield…

Oh my, how the team has grown!

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Staff Updates We are pleased to welcome Alycia Gay, Amber Roberts, and Kelley Bryant officially onto the Women’s Fund team! Alycia Gay joined the team this September as the Community…

We Partied with a Purpose in the Berkshires

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As a Women's Fund serving all of Western Massachusetts, we try to connect with women and girls in all four counties. One night this summer, on her way home from…
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Get ready to lead

By inspiring and training women to run for office and lead policy change, we are building a grassroots base of leaders that can be mobilized in support of policy change for gender equity.
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Let’s work together to ensure women have both the skills and resources to succeed economically, the power to act on economic decisions, as well as fair and equal access to economic institutions.