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Women's Economic Security Hub

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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

"Because of this [tampon] tax, women in the US are estimated to spend an additional $150 million per year on menstrual products."
MA deems #menstrualproducts medical, exempting them from tax. Share with friends in other states and learn how to take action!
https://www.marieclaire.com/politics/a29490059/tampon-tax-state-guide/

We love highlighting local leaders in many industries! Get to know #womenentrepreneurs from all over Western MA like Amy McMahan from Mesa Verde in Greenfield, MA! http://bit.ly/pwh-series

http://Helpline1010.org and the 10 to 10 Helpline (877) 898-3411 is a free prevention helpline for teens and adults at risk of harming their intimate partner, or for questions about how to be a safe partner. #restorativejustice. Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xDQ8Vi5hZU&t=2s

Something to celebrate: the end of menstrual-product taxes! Which state is next? 👀
https://19thnews.org/2021/07/two-states-have-killed-the-tampon-tax-but-advocates-want-more/

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June 16, 2021 in Community Investments

Power Women Hour featuring Tiffany Allecia

Power Women Hour featuring Tiffany Allecia Black and Brown Wall Street The tenth episode of the series features Tiffany Allecia, Founder & President of Black and Brown Wall Street. Tiffany…
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June 1, 2021 in Education, Local

Juneteenth 2021: Celebrating Black Women Entrepreneurs

Juneteenth 2021: Celebrating Black Women Entrepreneurs WFWM office will be closed June 18, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth on June 19, 2021. Celebrated on June 19th, Juneteenth commemorates the abolition…
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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.