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

11
The Network spans the globe, representing 11 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

WFN Member Bureau

Army of Advocates Launched by Texas Women’s Foundation

Texas Women’s Foundation launches the Army of Advocates. TWF advocates for policies and practices in local communities and at the state level where innovation and investment can help empower women, lead to positive economic and social change, and achieve equity for Texas women and girls, and their families.

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New Show Up For Girls YouTube Video from the Canadian Women’s Foundation

For the month of October, the Canadian Women’s Foundation has launched a new campaign, #ShowUpForGirls, with Christine Sinclair to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on girls. The cast of Lockdown, a YouTube Originals series by Sinking Ship Entertainment, released a YouTube video, asking: What are you doing to #ShowUpForGirls in the COVID-19 pandemic?

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The Women’s Foundation of Colorado has Published its 2020 Ballot Guide

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado has released the 2020 Womanifesto, a nonpartisan ballot guide with statewide input from a diverse group of Coloradans committed to elevating opportunities for women to strengthen our state.

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Tickets Now Available for the Rise Up Breakfast Gala

Rise Up will be holding this year’s Breakfast Gala virtually, where they will honor the strength of the visionary Rise Up Leaders around the world, who are rising up in this moment of crisis to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and advance gender equity and racial justice.

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Army of Advocates Launched by Texas Women’s Foundation

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New Show Up For Girls YouTube Video from the Canadian Women’s Foundation

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The Women’s Foundation of Colorado has Published its 2020 Ballot Guide

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Tickets Now Available for the Rise Up Breakfast Gala

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.