YWI 2020 Applications

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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.

Grantmaking

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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@WomensFundWMass on twitter

Nominate a woman today for the Extraordinary Women Advancing Healthcare Awards. These awards will honor remarkable emerging leaders who demonstrate collaboration, mentor others, and encourage diversity. Nominate her by 12/6! #WomenInSTEM

http://commonwealthinstitute.org/programs-events/extraordinary-women-in-healthcare/

For the season of gratitude and giving thanks, we want to give a special thank you to one of our corporate underwriters, @BankAtPeoples. #Gratitude #GivingThanks #WFWM

Mark your calendar for #GivingTuesday on Dec. 3rd! To fuel progress toward gender equity, we need to uplift women leaders. Help us empower women in Western MA by giving a gift on 12/3 to reach 10 gifts from each county. #MyWomensFund #DonorsFuelProgress

http://mywomensfund.org/give-now/

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Events

Mon 25
Thu 28

WFWM Closed for Thanksgiving

November 28 - November 29
Dec 25

WFWM Closed for the Holidays (Available by Email)

December 25, 2019 - January 1, 2020
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News

Women Make an Impact in Many Ways

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As a corporate underwriter of the Women's Fund, we asked BusinessWest to tell us why they chose to create the Women of Impact awards. When BusinessWest decided a few years…

LIPPI & YWI 2020

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Springfield Young Women's Initiative 2019-2020 Springfield YWI 2020 has begun! In partnership with 18 Degrees, the Women’s Fund launched this year’s cohort on October 8, 2019. This year's cohort is made…

October 2019 Community Investments

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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…
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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.