Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee

Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee Our mission is to mobilize philanthropy and foster unity for gender equity.
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We work to improve the world for women and girls through two primary channels
• Grantmaking programs, which provide the backing for social change initiatives.
• Capacity Building programs, which build the social change capacity in our community.

Join us as we continue the discussion started by Dr. Suzanne Wertheim at last November’s Women’s Fund Presents event on ...
01/05/2024

Join us as we continue the discussion started by Dr. Suzanne Wertheim at last November’s Women’s Fund Presents event on inclusive language. No matter your position, role, or identity, this thought-provoking discussion will equip you with practical tips for promoting inclusive language in your own life and work.

https://womensfundmke.org/event/community-book-read-jan-2024/

From Supreme Court decisions to voting rights legislation, 2023 was a busy year for our democracy. The challenge for vot...
12/31/2023

From Supreme Court decisions to voting rights legislation, 2023 was a busy year for our democracy. The challenge for voting rights is ongoing and the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee continues to support initiatives that encompass advocacy, education, and litigation for a stronger future. This month, grants were awarded to the following nonprofits: League of Women Voters, Souls to the Polls, and Law Forward. 💜

For more details about our Flash Grant Program and grants awarded in 2023 please visit: https://womensfundmke.org/flash-grants/

Whether you consider your philanthropy at the end of the year or the beginning, this is the time to make a meaningful co...
12/29/2023

Whether you consider your philanthropy at the end of the year or the beginning, this is the time to make a meaningful commitment.

The Women's Fund stands at the forefront of the women's movement locally. Through the power of collective philanthropy, we use each gift to unite people, shape community consciousness, and promote solutions that create gender equity.

You are the movement...how will you invest?

https://womensfundmke.org/donate/

Advancing equity for women is a universal issue. Women deserve equal pay. Women deserve to be safe in their home, at wor...
12/26/2023

Advancing equity for women is a universal issue. Women deserve equal pay. Women deserve to be safe in their home, at work or wherever they are. Women deserve the ability to control their own destiny.
STAND WITH US AS WE ENHANCE OUR COMMUNITY. Make a new gift that aligns with your values. Your investment creates certainty. Your generosity is cherished. Your engagement produces change.
Together we are activating philanthropy to advance equity for women. You give today, we give forever.

https://womensfundmke.org/donate/ #

Advancing equity for women is a universal issue. Women deserve equal pay. Women deserve to be safe in their home, at wor...
12/26/2023

Advancing equity for women is a universal issue. Women deserve equal pay. Women deserve to be safe in their home, at work or wherever they are. Women deserve the ability to control their own destiny.

STAND WITH US AS WE ENHANCE OUR COMMUNITY. Make a new gift that aligns with your values. Your investment creates certainty. Your generosity is cherished. Your engagement produces change.

Together we are activating philanthropy to advance equity for women. You give today, we give forever.

https://womensfundmke.org/donate/ #

12/22/2023

Join Us for our WF Community Book Read!

This is an interactive experience, exploring the six principles outlined in the book. We are sharing stories of practice and adoption of using more inclusive language and providing opportunities for you to talk among yourselves, too. Whether you attended the WF Presents event, read the book, practiced a new language… or not, please join us!

https://womensfundmke.org/event/community-book-read-jan-2024/

One of the most inspiring components of our mission work is providing scholarships to women who are pursuing their first...
12/15/2023

One of the most inspiring components of our mission work is providing scholarships to women who are pursuing their first college degrees. Our HER Scholarship Program helps women gain access to economic-sufficiency and long-lasting financial security through higher education.

We are so proud of our HER Scholar Kathleen Turner and for sharing her inspiring story with us all. 💜🧡

Check it out: https://www.tmj4.com/news/community-voices/her-scholarship-recipient-shares-her-success-story?fbclid=IwAR03xXJq5YhFnRiBJ7PpqxRqqIDMNJmrwZ61Dep33LtiPK8NWOER1SMITiE

It has been a few weeks since our annual Women's Fund Presents event and we'd like to hear from you! Our WF Presents eve...
12/08/2023

It has been a few weeks since our annual Women's Fund Presents event and we'd like to hear from you! Our WF Presents events are designed to provide information, foster connections, initiate conversations, and drive meaningful actions. We designed a survey that will take less than 5 minutes to complete. Please respond to help crowdsource event impact and value. 💜

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PV8BBKX

12/04/2023
Remember, Just 2% of all charitable contributions are in direct support of women and girls.At the Women’s Fund, 100% of ...
11/28/2023

Remember, Just 2% of all charitable contributions are in direct support of women and girls.

At the Women’s Fund, 100% of our support is for women in Greater Milwaukee. Through our grants, scholarships, and programming, we provide economic empowerment, leadership development, and education.

By making a gift, you are helping us move the needle and continuing our effort to shift attitudes, behavior, and culture so that women reach their full potential and everyone thrives.

Put the power of your philanthropy toward advancing equity for women! 💜

https://womensfundmke.org/donate/

The crisis for women is real and evolving. We are determined to address inequities and eliminate barriers. Our organizat...
11/20/2023

The crisis for women is real and evolving. We are determined to address inequities and eliminate barriers.

Our organization stands at the forefront of the women's movement locally. We are pioneers of change, disruptors for good, and fearlessly push boundaries to reshape societal norms in our quest to realize a world where every woman, girl, and gender-expansive person thrives authentically and unapologetically.

As we journey together toward gender equity, every dollar, every voice, and every heart matters. Your support becomes the ripple that transforms lives and illuminates Greater Milwaukee in progress. 💜

https://womensfundmke.org/donate/

Happy National Philanthropy Day!Thank you to all who support our mission of mobilizing philanthropy and fostering unity ...
11/15/2023

Happy National Philanthropy Day!

Thank you to all who support our mission of mobilizing philanthropy and fostering unity for gender equity.

At the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee, compassion meets expertise… and empathy fuels action. As we journey together toward gender equity, every dollar, every voice, and every heart matters. Your support is the ripple that transforms lives and illuminates Greater Milwaukee in progress.

Thank you 💜

One of our WF Presents Events’ purposes is to bring together our community and create meaningful conversation, which is ...
11/13/2023

One of our WF Presents Events’ purposes is to bring together our community and create meaningful conversation, which is how we shift attitudes, behavior, and culture. We were excited to see everyone who attended having impactful discussions, fostering meaningful relationships, and helping move the needle toward gender parity. 💜🧡

At our WF Presents Event: Inclusive Language, Navigate with Confidence, we were honored to recognize 8 fearless women as...
11/10/2023

At our WF Presents Event: Inclusive Language, Navigate with Confidence, we were honored to recognize 8 fearless women as our Inclusive Influencers named by our event partners. These women are committed to working with others and advocate when someone or their voice is overlooked. They pave the way, prioritize inclusivity, and celebrate the uniqueness of all individuals. Thank you for making a positive and influential impact on our community! 💜🧡

Thank you to all who attended our WF Presents Event: Inclusive Language, Navigate with Confidence.🧡 It was an incredible...
11/07/2023

Thank you to all who attended our WF Presents Event: Inclusive Language, Navigate with Confidence.🧡 It was an incredible afternoon full of celebration, community, and insightful discussions about respectful communication and how language can impact change and empower women.

The collective effervescence of this experience becomes the ripple of change in our community. 💜

10/26/2023

Thank You for your Partnership! 🧡💜

Associated Bank Johnson Controls U.S. Venture, Inc Milwaukee Brewers Community Foundation 50/50 Raffle Kane Communications Group Quarles & Brady LLP Marilka Velez WaterStone Bank Small Studio Brand Shop Allspring Global Investments Alverno College JH Findorff Good Karma Brands J.P. Morgan Legacy Private Trust Marcus Hotels & Resorts Milwaukee Magazine Monica Shah-Davidson speak write coach Stamm Tech VISIT Milwaukee

The Women’s Fund is committed to shifting attitudes, behavior, and culture so that current societal norms about women an...
10/26/2023

The Women’s Fund is committed to shifting attitudes, behavior, and culture so that current societal norms about women and gender expansive-people are disrupted and systemic barriers are eliminated. Through the power of collective philanthropy, we use each gift to unite people, shape community consciousness, and promote solutions that create gender equity. The Women's Fund stands at the forefront of the women's movement locally.

All of our WF Presents Event proceeds support the mission of mobilizing philanthropy and fostering unity for gender equity. 🧡 💜

Still Time to Register: https://womensfundmke.org/wf-presents-2023/

Still Time to Register for our WF Presents Event on Thursday, November 2, 2023 🧡This event is designed to create thought...
10/24/2023

Still Time to Register for our WF Presents Event on Thursday, November 2, 2023 🧡

This event is designed to create thought-provoking discussion...attendees will walk away with practical tips related to inclusive language. Please register today and plan to attend!

Register: https://womensfundmke.org/wf-presents-2023/

We want to thank our Signature Partner Associated Bank for supporting our mission to mobilize philanthropy and foster unity for gender equity 💜

Thank you to our Table Captains! 💜 We appreciate the outreach our Table Captains are performing to spread the word about...
10/22/2023

Thank you to our Table Captains! 💜 We appreciate the outreach our Table Captains are performing to spread the word about our WF Presents Event.

Still time to register… https://womensfundmke.org/wf-presents-2023/

We are excited to announce our Event Emcee, Kathleen Turner, Regional Support Manager at Go Riteway! Kathleen is a HER S...
10/20/2023

We are excited to announce our Event Emcee, Kathleen Turner, Regional Support Manager at Go Riteway! Kathleen is a HER Scholar and a member currently serving on our HER Scholarship Committee, where she helps select future HER Scholars. We are honored to have Kathleen emcee our WF Presents Event! 💜

WF Pop Up Shop at Lela Boutique 🤩Today through the end of the month! Pick up some fabulous WF merchandise and support ou...
10/20/2023

WF Pop Up Shop at Lela Boutique 🤩

Today through the end of the month! Pick up some fabulous WF merchandise and support our mission to mobilize philanthropy and foster unity for gender equity! 💜 🧡

Registration is Open! Visit www.womensfundmke.org to save your seat Today!Thank you to our Signature Partner Associated ...
10/19/2023

Registration is Open!

Visit www.womensfundmke.org to save your seat Today!

Thank you to our Signature Partner Associated Bank for supporting our mission to mobilize philanthropy and foster unity for gender equity! 💜 🧡

The words we use every day are incredibly powerful. It is important that we recognize the power our words have and harne...
10/17/2023

The words we use every day are incredibly powerful. It is important that we recognize the power our words have and harness that power to make a positive, lasting impact.

Our words can be used in inclusive ways to promote equality and foster unity.

If you are interested in learning more about inclusive language and how to promote it in your own life and work, register for our WF Presents Event: Thursday, November 2, 2023 | 11 AM - 1:15 PM Pfister Hotel, Grand Ballroom 💜

https://womensfundmke.org/wf-presents-2023/

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316 N Milwaukee Street, Ste 215
Milwaukee, WI
53202

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Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

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(414) 290-7350

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We work to improve our community for women and girls with these components.


  • Grants to area NFP organizations.

  • Convening the community around interesting and important topics.

  • HER Scholarships provided to women who are non-traditional students pursuing their first Bachelor’s degrees.
  • Nearby government services


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