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Barbara Lee Family Foundation
The Barbara Lee Family Foundation, based in Cambridge, MA was established in 1999. It was founded by Barbara Lee to strategically advance two of her longstanding passions – women in politics and the contemporary arts.
The Chicago Foundation for Women
Envisions a society in which the voices and potential of women and girls are fully realized. To this end, the Foundation raises and distributes funds to provide opportunities and promote solutions for women and girls."
An acronym for “Early Money Is Like Yeast” (it helps the “dough” rise), EMILY’s List is the nation’s largest grassroots political network, raising campaign contributions for pro-choice Democratic women candidates running for the House, the Senate and for governor; helping women candidates build strong, winning campaigns; and helping mobilize women voters.
Global Fund for Women
A grantmaking foundation supporting women's human rights organizations around the world working to address critical issues such as gaining economic independence, increasing girls' access to education and stopping violence against women.
Maine Women's Fund
The Maine Women’s Fund is one of Maine’s leading nonprofit organizations, working in partnership with its grant recipients to build solutions and problem solve for and with women and girls across the state.
Ms. Foundation Katrina Anniversary Resource
The Ms. Foundation for Women has a long track record of supporting community-based organizations in the Gulf Coast that address the critical issues faced by low income women and women of color. So when the Hurricanes swept through the Gulf Coast, the Foundation was in a unique position to respond, by establishing the Katrina Women’s Response Fund.
Ms. Foundation for Women
The Foundation has a strong record of crafting creative and effective grantmaking, training, and public education strategies to create and improve economic opportunities for women in the United States; safeguard women’s health & safety; and help girls sustain their self-confidence and vitality.
New York Women's Foundation
A cross-cultural alliance of women helping low-income girls and women in our city to achieve sustained economic self-sufficiency and self-reliance.
The Sister Fund
The Sister Fund is almost ten years old, and we have learned much about the energy and synergy that occur when women are empowered to connect with their own spirits, dreams and desires, and with other women. I envision that The Sister Fund will become a closer partner with grantee organizations in the years to come, listening closely and responding sensitively to the foremost concerns of women and girls.
Washington Area Women's Foundation (WAWF)
Our mission is "to foster a powerful wave of philanthropy to improve the lives of all women and girls in the Washington Metropolitan Area."
The WISH List
Women In the Senate and House -- is a nationwide political network created to raise funds for Republican pro-choice women candidates.
Women's Campaign Fund
We are the oldest non-partisan political action committee dedicated to electing pro-choice women running for office at all levels.
Women's Foundation of California
Our vision is to create a world in which all women and girls can thrive. We work to remove institutional barriers to equity and create opportunities for women and girls to reach their full potential.
Women's Foundation of Colorado
We are the mother of all funds for women and girls in Colorado. We are challenging the past. We are informing the present. We WILL change the future.
Women's Foundation of Minnesota
We promote gender equality by listening to women and girls and responding to diverse community needs with grantmaking, vocal advocacy, informational resources, and other investments in organizations throughout Minnesota--working together to create a dynamic landscape of equality and justice.
Women's Funding Network
A partnership of more than 90 women and girls' funds and philanthropic organizations, we are committed to changing society by improving the status of women and girls locally, nationally, and internationally.