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 […]
When the 2020 grants were awarded in May 2020, the Women’s Giving Alliance (WGA), like everyone, had no idea how long this pandemic would impact “normal” nonprofit life. By the fourth quarter of 2020, WGA’s Grants Leadership Team (GLT) recognized WGA may need to re-think it’s grant focus and associated processes to address the many […]
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 […]