Grantmaking Archives - Women's Foundation California

Community. Now.

Yesterday marks two years since we filled San Francisco’s City Hall to celebrate our 40th anniversary together. A lot has […]

Mónica Ramírez and #Masks4Migrants on Kiskadee

Raised in a migrant farmworker family, Mónica Ramírez is an attorney, author, and activist. Whether she is giving a TEDTalk or […]

The Recall: Essential Info

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

Chucha Marquez: Coloring Book Conversations

“They, Them, Theirs” by Chucha Marquez celebrates the various ways we perform gender and the multitude of pronouns that we […]

Michaela Oteri: Coloring Book Conversations

Michaela’s work is featured in All Bodies Deserve: Creating the Future of Us, a coloring book produced with the Center […]

Micah Bazant: Coloring Book Conversations

What do caterpillars, food, and reading queer speculative fiction have in common? The answer is visual artist Micah Bazant. Using […]

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, […]

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 […]

Making More Possible

There is no getting around it – this last year has been tremendously hard. We have lost so much and […]

It’s All About HOME 🏠

For survivors of domestic violence, housing opportunities mean everything – it’s all about HOME. Long before the coronavirus, our HOME cohort worked […]

Investing in Black Excellence

As Women’s Foundation California, we are investing an additional $300,000 this month in Black-led organizations across the state working on […]

Women’s Foundation California Supports Domestic Violence Nonprofits

Originally posted on Yahoo Finance Alliance-based initiatives led by The New York Women’s Foundation, Women’s Foundation California and Chicago Foundation […]

Over Half a Million in Feminist Grantmaking

We are committed to our grant partners and we are committed to leading from a place of abundance. As a […]

Igniting & Funding Civic Engagement

Election years are important opportunities to share information about voter registration, education, and advocacy. It’s how we strengthen our democracy […]

CA Fires: Investing in Resilience

California is on fire. As we continue to battle a global pandemic and unrelenting violent acts of racism, these fires […]

Put Your Money Where Your Values Are: #BlackLivesMatter

The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and so many of our loved ones at the hands of police […]

New Gender Justice Narrative Research Project Releases Data and Advocacy Tools

“Story at Scale” surveyed over 6,000 people nationally, across demographic and ideological lines, to better understand how they experience and […]

Changing the Culture: Four Organizations Transforming How We Think about Gender

Launching the Culture Change Fund this year with our partners was one of the highlights of our 2019, and it […]

Building Gender Justice Through Culture: A New Fund Takes Shape

This article was first published in Inside Philanthropy The movement for gender justice looks beyond legal protections and focuses on […]

Announcing $450,000 in reproductive justice grants

We are proud to announce that we just awarded $450,000 in grants to 20 reproductive health and justice organizations in […]

Women’s Foundation of California Announces $500,000 in Grants for New Bridge to Living Wage Initiative

Six nonprofits awarded grants to help increase employment, advancement opportunities for low-income women in healthcare sector SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, […]

Holga Photo Blog: Capturing Our Mothers’ Stories

“Growing up, hearing my mom’s stories, I never ever thought that we would have the same experience because we did […]

Investing in Women’s Leadership in the Central Valley

This week, the Women’s Foundation of California will be leading a funders’ tour in California’s Central Valley: Sowing Change 2010. […]

Ending Domestic Violence

Since we began in 1979, the Women’s Foundation of California has been deeply committed to the health, safety, economic security, […]

Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Central Valley?

By Michelle Chandra, Communications Associate, Women’s Foundation California All photos by Nader Khouri. As a long term resident of California, […]

How Women and Children Have Been Affected by the Great Recession

The Great Recession has often been referred to as a “Mancession.” But recent findings by the California Budget Project reveal […]

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