Grant Partners Archives - Women's Foundation California

Power at the Polls

image via Courage California We are writing to remind you that your vote is vital in the upcoming election on […]

Investing in Change: Support Indigenous Communities

photo caption: IllumiNative Women’s Foundation California is situated on the unceded land of the Lisjan Ohlone people and the ancestral […]

Take Action: Solidarity Funding for Peace and Justice

photo credit: Ramsey Ramsey El-Qare With broken hearts, we are rising to meet the courage of organizers and frontline leaders […]

Returning to Sundance!

photo caption: poster from Culture Change Fund partner, Center for Cultural Power When was the first time you saw yourself […]

We Choose Joy

“Joy is a choice… reclaiming joy is transgressive…it is a threat to systems of control…It allows us to move from […]

Feminist Gift Guide 2022

Our intersectional feminism takes many forms.  It’s in the being and doing of our dynamo grant partners, it’s in the […]

Women’s Foundation California Statement on Colorado Springs

If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your […]

Winning Proposition 1 and Writing the Next Chapter of CA’s Story

We are celebrating the victory of Proposition 1 with our fullest joy as we write abortion access into our California […]

Housing Opportunities STILL Mean Everything

Photo of HOME coalition member Rainbow Services team (San Pedro) Housing opportunities STILL mean everything, which is why we are […]

Black Women for Wellness: A Case for Supporting Black-led Reproductive Justice

originally published on the SoCal Grantmakers site Within a driver’s line of vision, popping up near bus stops and train […]

Bringing Community Power Building to Wealth Building

As an intersectional feminist organization, we understand the interplay between money and power. All of you have to do is […]

Grants, grants, grants!

photo caption: Black Women for Wellness (left) ACCESS Reproductive Justice (right) Our grant partners are the coolest.  Black Women for […]

California’s Reproductive Justice Future: I Have 3 Actions

We are so grateful to the hundreds of folks who gathered with us yesterday to meet the moment and rally […]

It’s About Time: Announcing Multiyear Grantmaking

photo from Black Women for Wellness, one of the sixteen organizations receiving multiyear grants. “Another world is not only possible, […]

Infuriated, but Unsurprised: Roe v Wade Draft Decision

Photo by Act for Abortion (CCF) We are infuriated, but unsurprised. Reading the leaked draft Supreme Court decision last night, […]

Gratitude + Grants

Photo of grant partner Urban Tilth Staff who joined hundreds at the San Francisco Day of Action to Defund Climate […]

The Recall: Essential Info

Have you voted yet? We are just a week away from the September 14th gubernatorial recall election and if you […]

Sydney Joslin-Knapp: Coloring Book Conversations

A multi-disciplinary artist with mid-western flair, Sydney Joslin-Knapp’s work melds influences across genres like funk music innovators from their hometown […]

Cece Carpio: Drawing = Activism

With a little acrylic, ink, and spray paint, Cece Carpio creates moving portraits of everyday people in her community. As […]

Breena Nuñez: Coloring Book Conversations

Through their diary comics, Breena Nuñez explores everything from the awkwardness of racism to growing up as a queer Afrodescendiente […]

The Brilliance of Queer + AAPI Communities

A series of photos from our grant partners featured in this round of grant-making. Intersectional organizing is a year-round project, […]

Partners in Mental Health 🌻

Photo caption: A meeting hosted by our grant partner BEAM. With just a few days left in Mental Health Awareness […]

Updates on Our Grantmaking Process

We are cultivating curiosity and practicing trust as we continue to make updates to our grantmaking process. Together, we are […]

Caring for mamas 💗

What better way to honor mamas than to write care into our policies and practice expansive love across our communities? […]

Feminism + BIPOC + 🌎 = Everything

Photo Courtesy of The Sogorea Te’ Land Trust Our grant partners are building the next phase of environmental justice in […]

Built By Love, Rooted in Culture 💜

As Executive Director of Fresno Barrios Unidos, Ashley Rojas does everything from fielding phone calls from an anxious teen before […]

The Woman Behind ‘The Three Mothers’- Anna Malaika Tubbs

This month Women’s Foundation California is in conversation Anna Malakia Tubbs, Cambridge Ph.D.candidate in Sociology and a Bill and Melinda Gates […]

We Bring Everybody Along with Us

Mary Ignatius at Parent Voices told me recently, “…Funding women of color-led grassroots organizing in California and across the nation […]

Envisioning a World With No Barriers to Black Healing with Yolo from BEAM

Yolo Akili Robinson is the Founder and CEO of Black Emotional and Mental Health (BEAM). He began his career in […]

Interview with FreeFrom’s Sonya Passi: Discover the Organization Leading Survivors to Financial Freedom

FreeFrom envisions a world where survivors have sustaining income, savings and credit with which to build wealth and the resources […]

Black Health Matters: Defining Radical Care with Karen A. Scott, MD

A 2019 WPI Alum and OBGYN at UCSF, Karen A. Scott, MD, MPH, FACOG has worked on Black maternal health for […]

Introducing Our New Grant Partners

October 15, 2018 Written by Rhiannon Rossi, WFC Program Officer This year the Women’s Foundation of California launched the Community […]

Grant Partner Spotlight: CA Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative

August 10, 2018 Writtern by WFC Staff Transformation. Collaboration. Trust. Flexibility. Learning. Intersectionality. Well-being. Justice. Community. These are the nine […]

Latifa is a powerhouse, not a victim

By Mary Ignatius, Parent Voices Two weeks ago, the San Francisco Chronicle published an article about Latifa Lewis, a Hayward […]

Community Change in the Central Valley – Pixley, CA

By Ellen Sloan This is the second blog post by Board Member Ellen Sloan, who attended Sowing Change 2010, a […]

Clean Water – A Privilege Or A Right?

By Ellen Sloan, Board Member of the Women’s Foundation of California Water is a huge issue in the Central Valley. […]

Organizing for Clean Water in the Central Valley

The Women’s Foundation of California has long been concerned about the quality of water in our state. Hundreds of thousands […]

Photoblog: Women Sowing Change in the Central Valley

“25 Stories of the Central Valley” is a compelling, interactive online exhibit —  “a window into the little-known lives of […]

Less Toxic Manicures for Healthy Beauty

Wondering where to go for your next manicure? The California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative (a Women’s Foundation of California grant […]

Bringing Fresh Produce to Los Angeles Communities

Plump avocados, rosy strawberries, spiny artichokes, and flowery broccoli; California is synonymous with its incredibly rich bounty of fresh fruits […]

Why is Teenage Pregnancy Still on the Rise?

In an Op-Ed published on Alternet, Laura Rosbrow writes, “We celebrated the 50th anniversary of the pill recently and many […]

Visiting Mothers in Prison at Central California Women’s Facility

By Anuja Mendiratta RGHR Fund Program Advisor The Women’s Foundation of California As part of my work with the Race, […]

Eveline Shen Honored by Women’s eNews

Congratulations to Eveline Shen, executive director of Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice, a Women’s Foundation of California grant partner. Chosen […]

Stop Blaming Young Women for Being Mothers

They make it sound like having a baby and your life is over. I had to leave; my principal or […]

What Do We Mean by Reproductive Justice?

By Shailushi Ritchie, Development and Communications Officer for the Women’s Foundation of California. Last week, I went to a Board […]

Toxic Toes

By guest blogger Rebecca Bauen, associate director at Somos Mayfair. Before our weekly staff meeting at Somos Mayfair begins, I […]

Climate of Opportunity

Women’s reproductive health and rights are inextricably linked to environmental health and justice issues. Women’s bodies and reproductive health are […]

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