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General Purposes

Women & Philanthropy

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $30,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2002–December 31, 2003
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

Women & Philanthropy works to increase the number of women in leadership positions in philanthropy and to increase funding for programs focusing on women and girls through conferences, publications, research, training and networking.Multiyear funding will support activities that include expanding the strategic plan to cover goals and programs for the next three years; partnering with the Women’s Funding Network to encourage new wealth donors to join the organization and fund programs to improve the lives of women and girls; mobilizing members around key regional issues; publishing three newsletters; and updating the yearly membership directory.Accomplishments during the past year included conducting an executive search and hiring a new director; developing a strategic plan to provide a new vision for the organization; holding an annual meeting that focused on women’s leadership; recognizing an outstanding grantmaker who has improved the lives of women and girls; and publishing three newsletters and an annual membership directory.