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American Association of University Women
1111 16th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: 202-785-7700
Fax: 202-872-1425

An Income of Her Own
1804 West Burbank Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
Telephone: 800-350-2978

Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women
2nd floor, Block F
Anjung Felda
Jalan Maktab
54000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Association of Small Foundations
4905 Del Ray Avenue, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: 301-907-3337
Fax: 301-907-0980

Be Active, Be Emancipated
Formed in 1994 in Croatia to raise the visibility and understanding of women's human rights, to increase government accountability toward women and to encourage women to assume leadership roles in policy making in Croatia. Supported by the Global Fund for Women

The Bethune Museum and Archives, Inc.
1318 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: 202-332-1233

Biblioteca Nazionale Delle Donne
Centro di Documentazione delle Donne
via Galleria, 8-40121 Bologna, Italy
Telephone: 051-233863; Fax: 051-263460
The Women's Documentation Center Library in Bologna is Italy's main gendered research library. The library was established in the late 1970s by women active in politics and research.

120 Wall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Telephone: 212-514-7600
Fax: 212-514-8470
(Research organization that studies issues about women in the workplace)

Center for the Study of Philanthropy
Kathleen McCarthy, Director
Graduate School and University Center
City University of New York
33 West 42nd Street, Room 1525
New York, NY 10036
Telephone: 212-642-2130

Center for Research on Women
Susan Bailey, Director
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02181-8259
Telephone: 617-283-2500

Center for Women Policy Studies
1211 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 312
Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: 202-872-1770
Fax: 202-296-8962

Center for Women's Global Leadership
Rutgers University/Douglas College
P.O. Box 270
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Telephone: 908-932-8782

City of New York Commission on the Status of Women
Lynn Jackson Quinn, Executive Director
One Centre Street, Suite 235B
New York, NY 10007
Telephone: 212-788-2738
Fax: 212-788-3298

Class Action
Jennifer Ladd
245 Main Street, #207
Northampton, MA 01060
Telephone: 413-585-9709
Works individually with wealthy people, offers workshops on aspects of having and giving away wealth, sponsors a monthly support group, and is available to help groups deal with class differences among members

Community Counseling Service
Tracy Gary, founder
PO Box 428
Ross, CA 94957
Telephone: 415-461-5593
Fax: 415-925-9411

President's Council of Cornell Women
Cornell University
Thaisa Way, Director
Amy Houseknecht, Administrative Assistant
626 Thurston Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone: 607-255-6624
Fax: 607-255-7533

Critical Difference for Women
Ohio State University
Room 5040 Smith Lab
174 W. 18th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210-1106
Phone: 614-247-6607
Gail Feinstein,
Director of Development

Council on Foundations
1828 L Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: 202-466-6512

Emily's List
805 15th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Telephone: 202-326-1400

Feminist Majority Foundation
Eleanor Smeal, President
1600 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 704
Arlington, VA 22209
Telephone: 703-522-2214


Abbe Land, Director of Development
8105 West Third Street, Suite 1
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Telephone: 213-651-0495
Fax: 213-653-2689

Fondation des Femmes Canadiennes
(Canadian Women's Foundation)
133 Richmond Street West, Suite 504
Toronto, ON M5H 2LS
Telephone: 416-365-1444
Fax: 416-365-1745

Fourth World Conference on Women
Beijing, China 1995
contact: Fourth World Conference on Women
Two UN Plaza, Room 1204
New York, NY 10017
Telephone: 212-963-3104
Fax: 212-963-3463

Francesca Bonnemaison Public Library
C/St. Pere més baix, 7
08003 Barcelona
Telephone/Fax: 34-3-268-01-07
This Library was founded in 1909 as a public library for women. It has 50,000 documents and contains resources on women, education, fashion, etc.

Friends of Israel Women's Network
Ruth Gelfarb
PO Box 1555
Evanston, IL 60204
Telephone: 847-864-9841 or 847-864-5123

Fundacion Mujeres en Igualdad
Supported by the Global Fund for Women

The Funding Exchange
666 Broadway, Suite 500
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: 212-529-5300
Fax: 212-982-9272

General Federation of Women's Clubs/ Women's History and Resource Center Headquarters
1734 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-2990
Telephone: 202-347-3168
The collection is devoted to women's history with an emphasis on women in volunteerism. The library's holdings include contemporary and rare books, periodicals, vertical files and manuscripts.

Girl's Best Friend Foundation
Betsy Brill, Executive Director
900 North Franklin, Ste. 610
Chicago, IL 60610
Telephone: 312-266-2842

Global Fund for Women
2480 Sand Hill Road, Suite 100
Menlo Park, CA 94025-6941
Telephone: 415-854-0420
Fax: 415-854-8050

Harvard Divinity School
Women's Studies in Religion Program
6 Storey Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone: 617-495-8774
Fax: 617-496-8575

Harvard University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Development Office
124 Mount Auburn Street
Leah McIntosh
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone: 617-495-1632
Fax: 617-495-0521

The Impact Project
Anne Slepian (co-author of We Gave Away A Fortune)
2244 Alder Street
Eugene, OR 97405
Telephone: 541-343-2420
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 $35 a year.

Independent Sector
1828 L Street, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: 202-223-8100
Fax: 202-416-0580
Independent Sector is a national leadership forum, working to encourage philanthropy, volunteering, not-for-profit initiative, and citizen action that help us better serve people and communities.

Indiana University Center on Philanthropy: Forum on Women in Philanthropy
Paula Parker-Sawyers
550 West North Street, Suite 301
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Telephone: 317-274-4200

Indiana University
Contact: Barbara Coffman
Colloquium for Women of Indiana University
Telephone: 812-855-1422

Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Stanford University
Serra House
Stanford, CA 94305
Telephone: 650-723-1994

Jewish Women's Archive
Gail Reimer
68 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02146
Telephone: 617-975-2061
Fax: 617-975-0100
The Jewish Women's Archive is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to documenting the rich history of Jewish women.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Nancy Brinker, Founding Chairman
5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 370
Dallas, TX 75244
Telephone: 972-855-1600
Fax: 972-855-1605

Leadership America
700 North Fairfax Street, Suite 302
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: 703-549-1102

The Libri Foundation
Barbara McKillup, founder
PO Box 10246
Eugene, OR 97440
Telephone: 541-485-8532
This nonprofit group buys children's books for rural towns of fewer than 5,000 people.

Barbara Dobkin, Chairwoman
15 West 65th Street, 8th floor
New York, NY 10023
Telephone: 212-580-0099

Ms. Foundation for Women
Marie Wilson, President
120 Wall Street
33rd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Telephone: 212-742-2300
Fax: 212-742-1653

National Coalition of Girls Schools
Meg Milne Moulton and Whitney Ransome, Directors
228 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742
Telephone: 508-287-4485

National Center for Family Philanthropy
Jason C. Born, Program Officer
1220 19th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: 202-293-3424
Fax: 202-293-3395

National Council of Ohio State Women
Office of Alumni Societies
Alumni House
2400 Olentagy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210-1027
Telephone: 614-292-2500

National Council for Research on Women
Linda G. Basch, Executive Director
11 Hanover Square
New York, NY 10005
Telephone: 212-785-7335
Fax: 212-785-7350

National Institute for Women of Color
1400 20th St., NW, Suite 104
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: 202-296-2661

National Network of Hispanic Women
611 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Telephone: 213-225-9895

National Women's History Project
Mary Ruthsdotter
7738 Bell Road
Windsor, CA 95492
Telephone: 707-838-6000
Fax: 707-838-0478
The National Women's History Project promotes the rediscovery of multicultural women's history

New England Women's Fund
Box 41
Brookline, MA 02146
Telephone: 617-731-5600

Oklahoma State University College of Human and Environmental Sciences
Contact: Debra Engle
Telephone: 405-744-6571
Women in Philanthropy program created in 1994, meets three times a year

Purdue University
Contact: Cheryl Altinkemer
1260 Stone Hall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1260
Telephone: 765-494-7890

Radcliffe College Archives
Jane Knowles, Archivist
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Resourceful Women
340 Pine Street, Suite 302
San Francisco , CA 94104
Telephone 415-956-3023
Fax 415-837-1144

Resourceful Women promotes positive social change through educating and empowering women to make informed choices about investing, spending, and contributing their money.

Rhodes College
Margaret Ruffin Hyde Council of Rhodes College
Wendy T. Rotter, Director of Major Gifts
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112
Telephone: 901-843-3850

The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Mary Maples Dunn (Director)
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone: 617-495-8647

SEWA (Self-Employed Women's Organization)
Mirai Chaterjee
5A Ashokvadi, Apartment 12
Ahmedabad 380 006
Telephone: 011-91-79 532 0444

The Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College
Sherrill Redmon, Director of The Sophia Smith Collection
Alumnae Gymnasium
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063
Telephone: 413-585-2970

Stanford University
Abby Wilder at Stanford Business School
Telephone: 650-725-6502 on Mondays and Thursdays

Third Wave Fund
116 East 16th Street, 7th floor
New York
New York 10003
Telephone: 212-388-1898
Provides funding for young women (ages 13-30) and run by young people.

University of California, Los Angeles
10920 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90024-6502
Telephone: 310-794-2389
Laila Rashid

University of Iowa
Contact: Susan Shullaw
Telephone: 319-335-3305

University of Pennsylvania
Contact: Sharon Hardy
Telephone: 215-898-7811

University of Virginia School of Law
Contact: Laura Alexander
Telephone: 804-924-3466

Washington Women's Foundation
contact: Colleen Willoughby
1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3500
Seattle, WA 98101
Telephone: 206-340-1710

The White House Project
110 Wall Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10005

The Women Donors Network
1170 Hamilton Court
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Telephone: 650-833-6750
Fax: 650-325-2313

The Women Donors Network is a national network of progressive women philanthropists who contribute $25,000 or more each year to nonprofit organizations, political candidates, issues and individuals. WDN is a supportive community where members can explore, through workshops, seminars and affinity groups, issues of wealth and the myriad concerns impacting their philanthropy. The organization's policies protect the confidentiality and anonymity of its members, while encouraging activism and public philanthropy.

Women & Philanthropy
Felicia B. Lynch, president and CEO
1015 18th Street, NW Suite 202
Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: 202-887-9660
Fax: 202-861-5483

Women's College Coalition
Jadwiga Sebrechts, Executive Director
125 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20017
Telephone: 202-234-0443
Fax: 202-234-0445

Women's Funding Network
Carol Mollner, Executive Director
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E-840
St. Paul, MN 55101-1320
Telephone: 612-227-1911
Fax: 612-227-2213
TTY number: 612-227-2158

Women in Need
115 West 31st Street
New York, NY 10001
Telephone: 212-695-4758
An organization that helps homeless and underprivileged women and children through programs like housing, job training and family support

Women's Library and Information Center
Fener Mahallesi
Fener P.T.T.'se yan 1
Haliç - 34220 Istanbul, Turkey

Women's Philanthropy Institute
Martha Taylor and Sondra Shaw, Founding Board Members
Andrea Kaminski, Executive Director
6314 Odana Road, Suite 1
Madison, WI 53719-1141
Telephone: 608-270-5205
Fax: 608-270-5207
A nonprofit organization that has developed educational programs to inspire women to fulfill their philanthropic potential.

Women's Research and Educational Institute
1700 18th Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20009
Telephone: 202-328-7070
The Institute published A Directory of Selected Research & Policy Centers Working on Women's Issues, compiled by Mary Anne Jorgensen, fifth edition, 1989

Women's Sports Foundation
Eisenhower Park
East Meadow, New York 11554
Telephone: 800-227-3988, 516-542-4700
Fax 516-542-4716

Yale University
Meg O'Brien
Yale University Development Office
PO Box 2038
New Haven, CT 06521-2038
Telephone: 203-432-0386
Fax: 203-432-5493

Yokohama Women's Forum
2-2-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku
Yokohama, 220-81 Japan
The newsletter of the Yokohama Women's Association for Communication and Networking (YWACN), Japan


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