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

WFN Member Bureau

Leading from the South Renewed for More Years

A unique partnership model, LFS is a feminist resource alliance that supports feminist activism and lobbying efforts by women, girls, and trans led organisations, movements, and networks at the regional, national, and grassroots levels in the Global South.

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Change of Leadership at the Women’s Fund of Omaha

The Women’s Fund of Omaha is seeking their next leader to continue their long history of serving women and girls in Nebraska.

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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Launches the emme coalition

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation launched a new program, the emme coalition, which focuses on health equity and holistic health for women and girls 12-49.

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New Harvard Business Review Article from Beth Bengtson

Beth Bengtson, CEO and Founder of Working for Women, has written a piece for Harvard Business Review, “Reimagine Your Corporate Volunteer Program,” which focuses on the importance of having meaningful volunteer opportunities as part of a company’s purpose.

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Leading from the South Renewed for More Years

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Change of Leadership at the Women’s Fund of Omaha

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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Launches the emme coalition

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New Harvard Business Review Article from Beth Bengtson

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.