AVON BREAST CANCER CRUSADE
CENTER ON PHILANTHROPY AND CIVIL SOCIETY AT CUNY
CORNELL UNIVERSITY – PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL OF CORNELL WOMEN
DISTINGUISHED WOMEN OF THE PAST AND PRESENT
The site is organized by name (alpha) and subject area (includes philanthropy,
history, government, law, entertainment). At present, most of the women
listed are widely known such as Barbara Bush under philanthropy and Queen
Elizabeth II under history.
Website for the fund raising group for "Democratic pro-choice women
candidates for key federal and statewide offices."
FEMINIST MAJORITY FOUNDATION
FONDATION DES FEMMES CANADIENNES
GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN
Description of the foundation's mission and programs, as well as proposal
guidelines. Includes bios and a FAQ section. Funding includes seed money
for women's well-being and for their full participation in global society.
Emphasis is upon groups that demonstrate a clear commitment to women's
equality and female human rights; are governed and directed primarily
by women; and may be unlikely to obtain funding from other sources.
INDEPENDENT MEANS INC.
"Independent Means Inc. is a place where teen women can learn about pursuing their dreams through entrepreneurship. We offer imaginative and unique programs and products related to economic empowerment for young women."
THE INHERITANCE PROJECT
THE JEWISH WOMEN'S ARCHIVE
JUNIOR LEAGUE OF BOSTON
"The Positive Development of Adolescent Girls" program of the
Junior League of Boston, Massachusetts
KENTUCKY FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN
SUSAN G. KOMEN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION
LIZ CLAIBORNE FOUNDATION
MORE THAN MONEY
Anne Slepian (co-author of We Gave Away a Fortune)
226 Massachusetts Ave Suite 4
Arlington, MA 02474
A small membership-supported non-profit established in 1991 whose mission
is to support people with wealth to significantly contribute their money
and talents toward creating a more sustainable and just world. "
Offers workshops, individual money counseling, and literature. Also works
to organize the field of donor organizing. The Impact Project's quarterly
journal, More than Money, is full of personal stories, articles, and humor
that explore the meaning of money. A subscription is $45 a year.
THE MS. FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN
NATIONAL CENTER for FAMILY PHILANTHROPY
"The center is the first and only nonprofit resource center established
solely to help individuals and families idenitfy and fulfill their family
philanthropic missions. The center offers access to research on the field,
small seminars and other programs and publications on a wide variety of
areas related to family philanthropy."
NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR WOMEN & FAMILIES
1444 Eye Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
Executive Director, Diana Zuckerman, Ph.D.
Founded in 1999, the National Center for Policy Research (CPR) for Women
and Families "promotes the health and well-being of women and families
by using objective, research-based information to encourage new, more
effective programs and policies."
NATIONAL COUNCIL for RESEARCH ON WOMEN
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN
THE NATIONAL WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME
Mini-biographies of 125 remarkable women - living and dead -- are featured
in this site. Some examples: Bella Abzug, Gwendolyn Brooks, astronauts
Eileen Collins, Mae Jemison and Sally Ride, Elizabeth Dole, Marian Wright
Edelman, Nobel prize winners Gertrude Belle Elion and Rosalyn Yalow, Geraldine
Ferraro, Betty Friedan, philanthropist Helen Hunt, Judge Constance Baker
Motley, and stockbroker Muriel Siebert.
NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY PROJECT
OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
Homepage for the "Women in Philanthropy" program at Oklahoma
State University, "Advancing a Spirit of Caring." The site includes
a mission statement, overview, symposia, newsletters, resources and contact
Homepage for the The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America,
located at Radcliffe College of Harvard University
UCLA WOMEN and PHILANTHROPY
Homepage for the "Women & Philanthropy" program at the University
of California at Los Angeles
THE WHITE HOUSE PROJECT
WOMEN & PHILANTHROPY
an association based in Washington,D.C. of 300+ grantmakers and others
"mobilizing the resources of the philanthropic community to achieve
equality for women and girls."
WOMEN'S FUNDING NETWORK
The umbrella association of women's funds internationally, based in San Francisco. See their membership directory for a list of how to contact
all members. "The mission of the WFN, a partnership of women's funds,
donors and allies around the world committed to social justice, is to
ensure that women's funds are recognized as the "investment of choice"
for people who value the full participation of women and girls as key
to strong, equitable and sustainable commmunites and societies. "
WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL CENTER
A nonprofit organization dedicated to "acknowledging, honoring, encouraging
and educating women," this center's website has bios of about 100
(mostly) women, living and dead, famous and not-so. Names include Hillary
Rodham Clinton, Sally Ride and Maya Angelou.
WOMEN'S PHILANTHROPY INSTITUTE
"The Women's Philanthropy Institute (WPI) is a nonprofit educational
organization, governed by women, that brings together philanthropists
and volunteer and professional fundraisers to educate, encourage and empower
women as philanthropists. WPI is the only national organization devoted
to promoting increased philanthropy by all women to the nonprofit causes
and institutions of their choosing.
WOMEN'S SPORTS FOUNDATION
"Women's Way is a funding coalition of seventeen non-profit organizations
serving women and their families throughout southeastern Pennsylvania
and southern New Jersey."