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The Fund for Women and Girls Bids Farewell to Current Executive Director, Announces Interim Appointee, and Looks Ahead to Diverse Executive Search

Mary Beth Morrissey
Thursday, September 16, 2021

The Fund for Women and Girls says goodbye to current Executive Director, Michelle Legaspi Sánchez, and announces Mary Beth Morrissey as Interim Executive Director effective September 20, 2021.

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The Fund for The School District of Philadelphia Awards Grants Designed to Increase Projects in STEM and Inspire Black, Latinx and Female Students

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

The Fund for The School District of Philadelphia has announced 16 winning public-school projects that will receive grant funding for programming  aimed at introducing Black, Latinx and female students to potential careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

The Fund for Women and Girls Hosts 16th Annual Making a Difference Luncheon Celebrating 25 Years of Impact

Making a Difference luncheon
Monday, May 24, 2021

The Fund for Women and Girls marked 25 years of serving local women and girls at the 16th Annual Making a Difference Luncheon on May 7th at the Desmond Hotel in Malvern.

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As Violence Against Asian Americans Intensifies, the Moment for Philanthropy to Act Is Now

Stop Asian Hate
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

In the wake of the horrific shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people - including six Asian American women - authors Patricia Eng and Eric Stegman issued a issued a call for philanthropy to take action to stop this violence and hate against AAPI communities.

CCFWG’s Girls Advisory Board Awards $19k to Local Nonprofits Serving Women & Girls

CCFWG Girls Advisory Board
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

This year's GAB class dedicated resources to dismantling systemic racism, providing access to healthcare and reproductive rights for low-income women and girls, and supporting women and girls experiencing violence.

CCFWG Unveils Women’s Suffrage Mural Before Election Day to Inspire Community to Get Out and Vote

CCFWG Suffrage Mural
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

A new mural unveiled days before the 2020 election honors the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted many women the right to vote, and serves as an inspiration for the community to get out and vote.

The Leeway Foundation Announces $48,950 in Support to 22 Individual Artists and Cultural Producers

Leeway Foundation (mark)
Friday, October 16, 2020

Leeway's Fall 2020 Art and Change Grants (ACG) support 22 artists leading the exploration of how we adapt art and community-based practices in the time of a global pandemic. Cultural preservation and feminism were highlighted as trending areas of focus.

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