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.

The Women’s Foundation’s 2023 Summer Recommendations List

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

Celebrating Pride Month with The Women’s Foundation

The Women’s Foundation commemorates the LGBTQIA+ community’s contributions and ongoing fight for equality.

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: Advancing Pay Equity in Early Care and Education Systems

Early childhood educators and faculty play a critical role in the formative years of our children’s development—helping shape their cognitive, emotional, and social skillset.

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

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

Women Who Inspire Us: Meet Our Team

As we celebrate Women’s History Month this March, The Women’s Foundation is proud to recognize and honor the incredible women who make up our

12 Inspirational Reads for Black History Month

Black History Month is a special time in February dedicated to honoring the rich history, culture, and influences of Black Americans throughout our nation’s

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15th) serves as a time to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who