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Reports & Resources


Status of Women in the States (2015)

WFN served as the national distribution partner for this massive, interactive data set and analysis tool produced by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. The report series includes chapters dedicated to women’s employment and earnings, poverty and opportunity, work and family, violence and safety, reproductive rights, health and well-being,and political participation. Also included were state-by-state fact sheets on each of the 50 U.S. states as well as Washington, D.C.


Twelve Women’s Funds in the South: Common Context, Collective Impact (2011)

Learn how 12 women’s funds are addressing critical issues affecting women in the southern United States. In a part of the country too often characterized by its problems, these organizations see enormous potential for women and girls to be the solution.


Accelerating Change for Women and Girls: The Role of Women’s Funds (2009)

To understand the increased inclusion of women within philanthropy, the Foundation Center partnered with the Women’s Funding Network to chart the current landscape of philanthropy focused on women and girls and document the role of women’s funds and foundations. Download the executive summary or the full report, or order a hard copy from the Foundation Center.