A bold, international alliance dedicated to advancing the well-being of marginalized genders across the globe.

WFN’s powerful coalition of grantmakers, nonprofit organizations, corporations, and individuals, is addressing critical issues impacting equality and justice for all genders, of all races.

WFN Member Network By The Numbers

14
The Network spans the globe, representing 14 countries across 6 continents
$420m
Our members and partners invest $420 million annually in advancing gender equity
36
We invest strongly within the United States, with members in 36 states
1 in 5
We connect local to global: one out of five members funds projects internationally
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WFN Member Bureau

New Op-Ed from Ms. Foundation for Women’s Teresa C. Younger

Joy Anderson, President and Founder of Criterion Institute and Teresa Younger, CEO and President of the Ms. Foundation for Women, urge us to respond to the crisis by taking guidance from gender justice movement-builders.

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Community Talk Back Series from The Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee – June 17, 2021

Join The Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee for their community book read series, Community Talk Back

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WFN Member Bureau

Special #AskHer Webinar from Washington Area Women’s Foundation – June 22, 2021

Featuring Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat, outgoing President and CEO of Washington Area Women’s Foundation and new Interim President and CEO, Jackie Lendsey.

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Member Bureau: A Letter from CFW’s Felicia Davis

The President and CEO of the Chicago Foundation for Women shares how her lived experience underscores the importance of centering a gender lens in philanthropic work.

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New Op-Ed from Ms. Foundation for Women’s Teresa C. Younger

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Community Talk Back Series from The Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee – June 17, 2021

Member Events

Special #AskHer Webinar from Washington Area Women’s Foundation – June 22, 2021

News

Member Bureau: A Letter from CFW’s Felicia Davis

When women’s funds thrive, the quality of philanthropic impact grows.

WFN is dedicated to supporting and amplifying the critical role of gender justice and women’s funds by sharing knowledge, deploying strategic tools, leveraging capacity building resources, and maintaining a robust network of amplification and influence.

United we are the largest funding alliance in the world dedicated to gender equality and justice.

Adapting to new challenges is a necessary part of our work. WFN is the combined strength of its membership, and is constantly adapting to current global challenges to keep delivering resources and support where it is needed most. Together we form a last line of defense for feminist principals in philanthropy, insuring that a gender lens approaches to funding are always being developed and promoted in field.

United we are
a movement.

WFN’s powerful alliance works together to develop strategies, mobilize resources, and raise awareness to combat systemic gender and racial inequality at the community level, forging a better quality of life for all.