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Membership

Join the largest philanthropic network of grant-makers, non profit organizations, corporations and individuals dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls around the world.

Our Network at a Glance

We are in 11 countries across 6 continents.
Our members and partners invest $420 million annually in advancing women and families.
We are diverse: 45% of us are foundations, 40% are funds, and 15% are other networks, grant-makers, lenders, and venture philanthropists.
We invest strongly within the United States: we have members in 36 states.
We connect local to global: one out of five members funds projects internationally.

ABOUT MEMBERSHIP

Through our global conference, regional summits, cross-sector partnerships, access to innovative tools, expert webinars, latest research, and—most importantly—being connected with other leaders of the movement, Women’s Funding Network membership expands your knowledge, leverages your strength, and amplifies your impact. Just ask our members.

WFN Membership is open to individuals, grant-makers, non-profit organizations and corporations that invest in and support projects and programs that promote and serve women, girls, and their communities. Together, we are building a movement of women-led change globally. Join us.

“Our participation in the [WFN] Raising Leaders, Raising Millions cohort inspired our foundation to raise over $1 million to support our work on women’s reproductive health—all as a result of connections made through the Women’s Funding Network!”

— Carol Penick, Women’s Foundation of Mississippi

 

MEMBER BENEFITS

As a member of the Network, you are a part of a global community of over 100 members who invest more than $420M annually to advance economic security, education, leadership, health and well-being for women and girls globally.

  • Strengthen your work—from the day-to-day demands of changemaking to the leadership you provide in your community.
  • Take advantage of opportunities for collective action on the big issues that matter most to women and girls around the world.
  • Amplify your voice as part of the women’s funding movement.

Discover the full benefits of membership.

 

MEMBERSHIP TYPES

Women’s Funding Network offers a wide range of membership types.

GENDER EQUITY GRANT-MAKER
  • Endorse Women’s Funding Network’s vision that a better world for women and girls is a better world for all.
  • Invest in, support, and fund programs that work toward women and girls’ equality
  • At least 75% of grantmaking allocated to women and girls
  • Commit to diversity within your organization, including maintaining at least 51% female representation on your board of directors or decision-making body
  • Dues: based on member’s grant-making budget allocated to women and/or girls.
ALLY
  • Endorse Women’s Funding Network’s vision that a better world for women and girls is a better world for all.
  • Invest in, support, and fund programs that work toward women and girls’ equality
  • Dues: based on member’s total operating budget.
INDIVIDUAL
  • Endorse Women’s Funding Network’s vision that a better world for women and girls is a better world for all.
  • Invest in, support, and fund programs that work toward women and girls’ equality
  • Dues: $300 USD per year.

 

For information on Corporate Memberships, please contact WFN Director of Strategic Partnerships at (415) 400-2237 Ext. 1002.

 

MEMBERSHIP DUES

Membership dues for Gender Equity Grant-Makers are based on the member’s grant-making budget that is allocated to women and/or girls. For Ally memberships, dues are based on the organization’s total operating budget.

*Memberships at the $10,000 level and above include sponsorship of Women’s Funding Network event (for example, biennial conference or summits).

BUDGET

Less than $50,000

$50,000 – $99,999

$100,000 – $499,999

$500,000 – $999,999

$1,000,000 – $4,999,999

$5,000,000 – $9,999,999

$10,000,000 – 14,999,999

$15,000,000 or more

ANNUAL DUES

$250

$500

$1,000

$2,000

$5,000

$10,000*

$15,000

$20,000

“Women’s Funding Network has strengthened Semillas’ work in Mexico. We have been able to form alliances with other WFN members and have improved our work strategies from the webinars and capacity building.”

— Laura Garcia, Semillas

 

 

 

 

 

JOIN THE MOVEMENT FOR WOMEN-LED CHANGE

If you are a women’s fund or foundation, we can help strengthen your work through research, promising practices, and useful tools. Learn more about the benefits of belonging to Women’s Funding Network.

If you believe in the power of women-led change, we invite you to join us as a supporter. Making a gift to Women’s Funding Network is a powerful way to support women changemakers around the world. You can also view our member directory to find a fund or foundation near you.