In the Washington metropolitan region, nearly half a million women and girls are living in or near poverty. We all have a stake in building the economic security of our region’s women and girls. The Women’s Foundation works to mobilize our community and provide solutions to eliminate the persistent barriers that disproportionately hinder women and girls from achieving economic security.

AskHer Series: ECEFC Co-Chair Spotlight ft. Julia Lipton and Carmen Wong

#AskHer Q&A ft. ECEFC Co-chairs, Julia Lipton and Carmen Wong

The Women’s Foundation’s 2023 Summer Recommendations List

Check out The Women’s Foundation’s 2023 Summer Recommendations List!

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI) honors and commemorates the Asian American communities that contribute to the diverse culture and history of

#AskHer Series: Caring for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Missed April’s #AskHer: Caring for Survivors of Sexual Violence? Check out the recap now!

Insights From BIPOC Women in Philanthropy

BIPOC women in philanthropy are making an invaluable impact, yet they often shoulder a huge burden at the cost of their own well-being. Check

Investing in Our Children’s Future Through Early Care and Education

The Early Care and Education Funders Collaborative is working to increase access to high-quality early care and education in the Washington, D.C. region, where

Meet Our 2023 Rock Star Fund Awardees

The Women’s Foundation is thrilled to announce the latest cohort of recipients for our 2023 Rock Star Fund, a program through our Young Women’s

A Discussion About Modern Grantmaking for the Leaders of Tomorrow 

The Women’s Foundation practices modern grantmaking by exploring innovative ways to support nonprofits and those it serves year-round. We turn to our communities through

12 Empowering Reads by Women Authors

This Women’s History Month, The Women’s Foundation is excited to share with you twelve (12) of our staff’s favorite reads that celebrate the diverse

#AskHer: Advancing Gender and Racial Equity in the Workplace

Women make change happen! Yet, despite making up nearly half of the U.S. workforce, women—especially women of color—are still vastly underrepresented in traditionally male-dominated