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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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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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January 31, 2023 in Event

Wait…What?! BIPOC Women on the Ballot Recording

Wait…What?! BIPOC Women on the Ballot Recording "Wait…What?!” is a platform for candid discussion for the Women's Fund community to convene on emerging issues we all face, albeit with varied…
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January 3, 2023 in Event

Join us at the 18th Annual Women In Business Summit

Join us at the 18th Annual Women In Business Summit MGM Springfield | April 28, 2023 | 8 AM–4:30 PM The Women In Business Summit (WIB Summit) is an interactive…
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November 30, 2022 in Grants

Upcoming Grant Opportunities Announced

Upcoming Grant Opportunities Announced  Multiple grants totaling up to $150,000 will be awarded by The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts (WFWM) to women-and girls-serving organizations based in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden,…
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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.