Our Roadmap to a Feminist Future

This is Our Roadmap

To a Feminist Future

We're On Our Way

Women of color and gender expansive folks know the way forward.

At Women’s Foundation California, our path to a feminist future is integrated and our approach is intersectional.

Rooted in our values, we’ve built a strategic roadmap for the next three years to build towards that future.

Are you with us?

“Feminism is for everybody.” — bell hooks

Where We’re Going

To create the health, safety, and prosperity that we know is possible for ourselves and each other, we rally behind women and gender non-conforming folks of color. 

Health

We want to see you healthy.

Safety

We want to see you safe.

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Prosperity

We want to see you prosper.

It Starts In California

The racial, economic, and gender justice that we want for everyone starts in California.

We have the resources and networks to improve the health, safety and economic prosperity of California and beyond. 

 

How We Get There

INVEST

Our Strategic Grantmaking

We’re moving $50M to movement organizations advancing racial, economic, and gender justice by the end of 2023.

How We Invest

Board members and grant partners on a panel

TRAIN

Building Skills, Building Power

We are transforming policy at the state and local level through our training programs. But don’t take our word for it check out this video from our Board Member and Solís Policy Institute alum Aria Sa’id. 

How We Train

Connect

Better Together

We weave community, tell stories, and build change across an expansive network with a shared feminist vision. 

How We Connect

Women's Foundation Policy Institute in Sacramento, Ca. on March 6, 2014. (Photo Copyright Nader Khouri 2014)
Young Women’s Initiative Alums 4 Alums Fund HOME Cohort Solís Policy Institute State & Local SPI Alum Network Funders Policy Institute California Women Rising Community Education and Advocacy Women’s Well-being Index Philanthropic Advocacy Donor Organizing and Funders Network California Gender Justice Culture Change Fund Anchor Grant Partners Relief and Resilience Fund A Feminist Future for California

What We’re Taking with Us

72%

people of color-led grant partners

Infinite

gender expressions

80%

women on color on board and staff

100%

commitment to reducing grant reporting headaches

43

bills passed into law

500+

SPI alums

40 years

of experience

6x

increase in donor participation

Healthy Team

Teamwork makes the dream work.

We sustain, motivate, inspire and retain a high-quality team that works together joyfully. Our organizational culture strives to embody our vision, mission, and values.

Our Team

Healthy Finances

From resource development to donor organizing, growing our funds and strengthening our fiscal health is core to making our way to a feminist future.

We are committed to a culture of feminist philanthropy and healthy finances.

Our Impact

Thriving Community

We want our work to be magnetic.

Across our intersectional feminist narrative, our integrated communications and digital strategy elevates and positions the Foundation as a leader on racial, economic, and gender justice. Stay in the know.

CONNECT

This work is powered by you.

The feminist future we are building together in California is going to be built by all of us sharing our time, our money, and our skills.  Please consider contributing today.

Together We Are Unstoppable.

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