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Feminists for Racial, Economic, and Gender Justice

At Women’s Foundation California, we know that the people closest to a problem are in the best position to solve it. For over forty years, we have devoted our time, energy, and finances accordingly.

We nimbly resource what’s now, what’s next, and we win.

Feminists for Racial, Economic, and Gender Justice

At Women’s Foundation California, we know that the people closest to a problem are in the best position to solve it. For over forty years, we have devoted our time, energy, and finances accordingly.

We nimbly resource what’s now, what’s next, and we win.

This year we want to see more money flowing towards the racial, gender, and economic justice that we champion at Women’s Foundation California. Make a contribution to the Big Day of Giving today!

Together, we can advance a feminist future for Sacramento and the whole state of California.

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What we’ve built together

We continue to metabolize the deep pains of racial injustice and pandemic inequality alongside our great hopes for what we can accomplish when we acknowledge our interdependence.

We want to reflect back on the first quarter of the year and share what our Women’s Foundation California community is building together.

Our Impact

A Bigger, Truer We

Gender is expansive and so is our community.

At Women’s Foundation California, our name reflects our history but not our present. Across all of our work, we strive towards greater gender-inclusiveness and continue to learn and evolve as an organization.

 

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We Invest

Our grantmaking program is driven by our intersectional approach to racial, gender, and economic justice. We prioritize funding to organizations led by frontline leaders who reflect the communities they champion.

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We Train

For more than 15 years we have trained a powerhouse network of advocates who are changing the policy landscape of California. Our Women’s Policy Institute and Funders Policy Institute build the confidence, know-how, and network to change the game.

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We Connect

As a publicly-funded foundation, we know that together we can do more. With our events, trainings, and conveenings, we bring together organizers, policy movers, grantmakers, and power builders from across the state to spark new connections, strengthen networks, and build community. 

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Funding the Frontlines.

Our Grant Partners

Supported by the generosity of our community, we moved nearly $10 million grantmaking dollars to our partners in 2020.

Across California, we prioritize investment in organizations and networks that build power in communities led by women of color and non-binary leaders. From the valleys of Visalia to the streets of San Francisco, our grantmaking strategy is guided by trust and flexibility.

Advance Racial, Economic, and Gender Justice

Together We Are Unstoppable.

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