During the month of October, National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, WGA focuses on domestic violence in our community and discusses this with one of our grantees, Hubbard House, a full-service certified domestic violence shelter serving Duval and Baker counties.
It is Women’s History Month. What better time to re-visit the history of WGA through the eyes of someone who was there at the beginning, Courtenay Wilson. She is one of five amazing women who founded the Women’s Giving Alliance. “The five of us were the only female trustees of The Community Foundation at that […]
As WGA celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, we highlight one of WGA’s Grants – Barnabas Center’s Hope Builders for Women Program. The program focuses on housing, healthcare, employment, and works to address the inequities associated with a lack of income and education resources.
If grant making is the core function of the Women’s Giving Alliance, volunteering is our heart and soul. In addition to participating in WGA by making the all-important annual contribution, many WGA members spend countless hours as active volunteers, driven by a few similar motivations. Jennifer Kowkabany is Co-chair of the Grants Decision Team, and […]
On February 22, 19 members of WGA converged in Seattle, WA for the 2020 Catalist Conference. Little did we know at the time that much of what we learned would become more important than ever as we all work with the non-profit agencies in our communities to continue to provide vital services. The overarching theme […]