IWCF Summer 2021 Newsletter

Letter from the Past President It has been my sincere honor to serve as President of IWCF these last two years alongside an absolutely incredible board of directors. Throughout the pandemic, I have been reminded of the strength of our membership, the passion of our leaders, and the depth with which you all care…

IWCF Spring 2021 Newsletter

Letter from the President Spring is here and I warmly feel the optimism of the season. After the year we have all experienced (apart but together), this spring seems particularly sweet. Recently I was on a Zoom call with several other IWCF members, and someone shared how joyful she was to have just received…

IWCF Fall 2020 Newsletter

Letter from the President By the time this newsletter is distributed, election results will be out, and I know there will be mixed emotions amongst our members and within our community. While some may have had differing hopes for what the outcomes would have been from this election, I believe that our members have…

October 5, 2021 – “Unconscious Bias for Conscious Philanthropists” Workshop

Join us for the final IWCF “Unconscious Bias for Conscious Philanthropists” workshop, an opportunity to explore our individual unconscious bias with other IWCF members. (Spoiler alert: We all have unconscious bias and don’t need to be ashamed or feel guilty. Instead we can learn to better recognize it and dismantle it!) Through this interactive workshop,…

October 26 – Education Event: The Impact of Sexual Abuse and Family Violence in Our Communities

October 26 – Education Event: The Impact of Sexual Abuse and Family Violence in Our Communities 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Virtual Zoom (session will be recorded for temporary viewing) A panel of three women: Bea Black (Women’s and Children’s Alliance), Paige Dinger (Faces of Hope), and Kathryn Seebold (Family Advocates), facilitated by moderator Lauren…

October 2022 Symposium

Entrepreneurial Philanthropy: Celebrating Change-Making Women Past, Present, Future Featuring Dinner Keynote by Jessica Jackley. Our bi-annual symposium is an event that our members, and many in the community at large, look forward to. The opportunity to gather, learn, celebrate our mission and understand how our shared philanthropy can improve our community is valued by so…

International Women’s Day Celebration

IWCF will be celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8th) by supporting our 2020 pooled-fund beneficiaries with in-kind or monetary contributions in lieu of an in-person service day. IWCF asked each of our 2020 grant recipients to submit a list of requests for in-kind donations. We will be collecting these donations and delivering them directly to…

IWCF Summer 2020 Newsletter

Letter from the President: Caring for Ourselves, our Organization, and our Community Christine AveyPresident As I sit down to write this letter, I reflect on what stories we would typically share in our summer newsletter, and how the changes in the world have impacted IWCF and our members. The summer of 2020 has slowly…