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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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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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November 13, 2023 in Employment

Position Open: Administrative Coordinator

Position Open: Administrative Coordinator Position Details Position Title: Administrative Coordinator Status: Full-time, 40 hrs./week Compensation: $46,000 - $50,000 Mission The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts (WFWM) is a public foundation…
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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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October 26, 2023 in Research

2023 Gender Equity in Western Massachusetts Report is Here!

The 2023 research report Gender Equity in Western Massachusetts: The Status of Women, Girls, Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender-Diverse Adults and Youth has been completed. This is the Women’s Fund’s third…
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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.