What's Happening Now
Grant Applications due October 1st!
Starting on August 15th, we will be accepting applications from 501(c)3 non-profit organizations for 2016 grant consideration. Interested in applying -or- know an organization/program empowering women and inspiring girls that could use some financial help? For more information: Click here to visit our Grant Application page
~ Thank you to those who joined us at the Grantee Workshop on August 10! ~
Join us for an Educational Session on October 8th
Help stop human trafficking in Fond du Lac. Join us on Saturday, October 8th, from 8:30a.m.-noon at Moraine Park Technical College for an educational session.
Fond du Lac Area Women's Fund is an event partner bringing awareness to the crime of trafficking in people for sex or labor. Learn about human trafficking in Fond du Lac and how you can help make our community a traffic free zone.
Event highlights include:
Keynote speaker: Elizabeth Marczak
Product Development Specialist for SERRV International
Panel discussion focused on statewide and community efforts to combat trafficking
Interactive "Stay Out of Traffic" experience, providing individuals with the opportunity to work through possible human trafficking scenarios
Fair Trade vendors, in addition to some nonprofit partner organizations information tables
Power of the Purse 2016
The Power of the Purse was a SOLD OUT event! Thank you to those who joined us!
The 2016 Power of the Purse event took place at the Holiday Inn Fond du Lac on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
We invite you to watch "What does it mean to empower women & inspire girls?" - Our newest video production project featuring real stories and impact in the Fond du Lac area communities.
What We Do & Our Values
Fond du Lac Area Women's Fund promotes positive change in the lives of Fond du Lac area women and girls through its grants and community education on issues affecting women.
We award grants for programs that primarily benefit local women or girls in education; leadership development; financial self-sufficiency; safety, dignity, and freedom from violence.
The Women's Fund values are: Education; Stewardship; Integrity; Equity-Fairness; Collaboration.
How can you help?
- Support our mission with your donation to the Women's Fund
- Attend a Women's Fund event, like the Power of the Purse luncheon on April 20th, 2016
- Share the news about the Women’s Fund with your friends and encourage them to give
- Get involved on a Women’s Fund committee: Governance; Marketing/PR; Grants; Development; Community Education; or Special Events
- Invite a speaker from the Women’s Fund to tell your group about the Women’s Fund and its potential to change the lives of women and girls in our community
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