Domestic Violence Rising During the Pandemic

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.

Women’s History Month Calls to Mind WGA’s Founders

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 […]

Volunteering: Heart and Soul of WGA

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 […]

Members Attend Catalist Conference

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 […]

Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

Quite the celebration was had to a sold-out room of 360 attendees for the end of the 2018 grants cycle, with the award of the largest grants pool to date of $543,000 to eight deserving non-profits: Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center: Breaking the Cycle $68,696 Family Promise of Jacksonville: Back to Work, Back to Home […]