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AVON BREAST CANCER CRUSADE
http://avon.avon.com/showpage.asp?thepage=crusade

CATALYST
http://www.catalystwomen.org

CENTER ON PHILANTHROPY AND CIVIL SOCIETY AT CUNY
http://www.philanthropy.org/index.html

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL OF CORNELL WOMEN
http://pccw.alumni.cornell.edu/

DISTINGUISHED WOMEN OF THE PAST AND PRESENT
http://www.DistinguishedWomen.com
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.

EMILY'S LIST
http://www.emilyslist.org/
Website for the fund raising group for "Democratic pro-choice women candidates for key federal and statewide offices."

FEMINIST MAJORITY FOUNDATION
http://www.feminist.org/default.asp

FONDATION DES FEMMES CANADIENNES
http://www.cdnwomen.org

GILDA'S CLUB
http://www.gildasclub.org/

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN
http://www.globalfundforwomen.org
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.
http://www.anincomeofherown.com/
"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
http://inheritance-project.com

THE JEWISH WOMEN'S ARCHIVE
http://www.jwa.org

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF BOSTON
http://www.jlboston.org
"The Positive Development of Adolescent Girls" program of the Junior League of Boston, Massachusetts

KENTUCKY FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN
http://www.kfw.org

SUSAN G. KOMEN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION
http://www.komen.org

LIZ CLAIBORNE FOUNDATION
http://www.lizclaiborneinc.com/foundation/default.asp

MORE THAN MONEY
http://www.morethanmoney.org
Anne Slepian (co-author of We Gave Away a Fortune)
226 Massachusetts Ave Suite 4
Arlington, MA 02474
Telephone: 781-648-0776
email: info@morethanmoney.org
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
http://www.ms.foundation.org

NATIONAL CENTER for FAMILY PHILANTHROPY
http://www.ncfp.org
"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
http://www.cpr4womenandfamilies.org/
1444 Eye Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: 202-216-9507
email: cpr4wf@prodigy.net
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
http://www.ncrw.org/

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN
http://now.org/now/

THE NATIONAL WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME
http://www.greatwomen.org/index.php
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
http://www.nwhp.org/

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
http://www.okstate.edu/hes/programs_events/wip/wip.html
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 information.

SCHLESINGER LIBRARY
http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schles
Homepage for the The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, located at Radcliffe College of Harvard University

UCLA WOMEN and PHILANTHROPY
http://women.support.ucla.edu/
Homepage for the "Women & Philanthropy" program at the University of California at Los Angeles

THE WHITE HOUSE PROJECT
http://www.thewhitehouseproject.org

WOMEN & PHILANTHROPY
http://www.womenphil.org/
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
http://www.wfnet.org
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
http://www.wic.org/
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
http://www.philanthropy.iupui.edu/PhilanthropicServices/WPI/
"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
http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org

WOMEN'S WAY
http://www.womensway.org
"Women's Way is a funding coalition of seventeen non-profit organizations serving women and their families throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey."

 
 

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