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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.

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

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

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February 6, 2024 in Leadership, Local, Shared

CEO of Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts to Step Down by Fiscal Year End

CEO of Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts to Step Down by Fiscal Year End For Immediate Release For more information, contact: Arwen Lowbridge, Co-President Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts Board…
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January 31, 2024 in Leadership

Equity Succession Planning Peer Learning Series

On the Rise: Creating a pipeline of leadership advancement for Women of Color and Gender Expansive BIPOC The Women's Fund is offering a new learning series for nonprofit leaders as…
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November 1, 2023 in YWI Spotlight

YWI Cohorts Begin in January 2024

The Young Women's Initiative (YWI) was launched by the Women's Fund in 2017 with the first cohort in Springfield graduating in 2018. YWI, a leadership, social justice, and economic empowerment…
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