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Featured Grantee Partner: Clinica Amistad

Interview Series: Transformational Grantmaking 1.    What are three interesting things people don’t know about Clinica Amistad? Clinica Amistad provides free healthcare for people in need, regardless of immigration status. At Clinica Amistad, no one pays for services. Medical providers are volunteers. Whether the providers are retirees or they come to offer their services after they’re…

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Call for Proposals now open.

Is your organization a strong fit to partner with the Women’s Foundation?  Our 2017 Call for Proposals is now open.  Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Women’s Foundation will be awarding unrestricted grants in the range of $25,000 – $40,000 in 2017. Click here to learn more and apply to partner with us…

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25 Years of Changing Women’s Lives

Your generosity is inspiring. Thanks to you, our 25th Anniversary Luncheon set new records and exceeded goals. An impressive sold out crowd of 1,000 supporters-including donors, corporate sponsors, community leaders and grantee partners filled the Tucson Convention Center on April 20th. We’re so thankful to this year’s sponsors and the many generous donors who have contributed…

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$1 Million Challenge Gift Announced

The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona received a five-year $1 million challenge gift from the Connie Hillman Family Foundation. Read the Arizona Daily Star’s coverage here. The gift launches a new challenge campaign and will match dollar-for-dollar all new and increased donations from Women’s Foundation supporters, up to $1 million. “We were so impressed with…

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Call for Nominations – New Impact Award

In recognition of Laura Penny, who served as our CEO from 2004-2014, the Women’s Foundation Board of Trustees has established the Laura Penny Community Impact Award. The call for nominations is now open: www.www.womengiving.org/impact_award/ The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on December 15, 2015. Award Criteria The Award honors a woman whose actions and…

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Meet the 20 women selected as 2015-2016 Fellows.

The third year of the Tucson Public Voices Fellowship starts this fall as we welcome 20 new Fellows, selected from a highly competitive pool. The Fellows include academic leaders from the University of Arizona and community leaders from throughout Tucson. Through the generosity of local philanthropists and a partnership of the University of Arizona College…

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Laurie Wetterschneider named 2016 Luncheon Honoree

Please join us in celebrating Laurie Wetterschneider as the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona’s 2016 Luncheon Honoree. Known as the biggest charitable luncheon event in Tucson, the 2016 Luncheon–our 25th annual–will take place at the Tucson Convention Center on April 20, 2016. Proceeds raised at the Luncheon

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Wanda F. Moore named 2017 Luncheon Honoree

Please join us in celebrating Wanda F. Moore as the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona’s 2017 Luncheon Honoree. As Chair of the University of Arizona’s Sarver Heart Center Women Heart Health Education Committee Minority Outreach Program, Wanda has dedicated her life to educating at-risk populations about their health. Wanda is an advocate for women’s health…

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New $75,000 Initiative Announced

Call for Proposals Now Open – focused on Santa Cruz County The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona and University of Arizona Health Sciences are pleased to announce a new $75,000 Women’s Health Initiative to impact women’s health in border communities. The collaborative goals of this initiative focus on the needs of border communities to reduce…

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Big News Week: record response for women and girls

The morning following the midnight deadline for our annual grant application, we were humbled and surprised by the result: a record 40% increase. Now entering our 25th year as a grantmaking organization focused on creating change that empowers women and girls, the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona received $1,340,000 in requests from over 60 nonprofit…

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