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The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona is hiring! We are currently hiring a Director of Operations ____ Position Summary This position is a seasoned professional with the experience and skills to provide support to the C-Suite and collaboration to the entire organization. Organizational, communication and leadership skills are essential to success in this…

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WFSA Invests $325K in Arizona Nonprofits through First Statewide Fund

Women and Girls of Color Fund selects five grantee partners, spanning eight counties   The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (formerly the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona) announced the five grantee partners for the Foundation’s inaugural Women and Girls of Color Fund. The unrestricted funding totals $325,000 and can be renewed for up to three…

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Teen Philanthropists Open Grant for Marginalized Communities in Southern Arizona 

Teen Philanthropists Open Grant for Marginalized Communities in Southern Arizona  After-school program for teens will award $5,000 to a local non-profit serving BIPOC women   TUCSON, Ariz., (October 12, 2021) Unidas, an award-winning after-school program has announced a request for proposals for a $5,000 grant to benefit nonprofits serving women and girls. This announcement comes during the week of International Day of the Girl, a day dedicated to raising awareness and posing solutions for…

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After 30 Years, Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona Changes Name, Expands Statewide Reach in Gender Equity Work

  The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona announced today that it has changed its name to the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona and will expand the scope of its work to more formally include women and girls throughout the state. The Foundation began in 1991 as a scholarship fund for women in Southern…

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White Paper: Women’s Economic Impact

At WFSA, we believe that financial empowerment is women’s empowerment. We continue to research socio-economic gender equity approaches and advocate to elected officials. WFSA continues to research, advocate, publish research and reports, and draft policies that keep women at the forefront of our state’s decision-making. Below is a link to a WFSA white paper that…

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2021 Arizona Legislative Recap

The 2021 Legislative Session was one of the longest sessions in state history and was flooded with unpredictability. In the end, the Governor signed a $12.8 billion budget. This year, we’ve seen progreshttps://www.womengiving.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Newsletter-Graphics-6.pngs in a few key areas including child care, higher education, and health and wellness. There is still so much to do, but…

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WFSA Announces Board Changes

Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona Announces Board Changes   The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona (WFSA) is pleased to announce new changes within the board of trustees.   The incoming Board Chair is Gabriela Cervantes, a local business leader, dedicated philanthropist, and longtime supporter and board member. Her longstanding history with WFSA lends to her role, where…

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Our Bill Passed – We Changed the Law!

WE DID IT! Together, we changed the law! It’s official – House Bill 2016 was passed by the Arizona State Legislature, and was signed by Governor Ducey on April 28, 2021. Moms receiving child care assistance in Arizona will be able to maintain their benefits while working towards their educational goals to reach self-sufficiency! This…

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Inner Circle Zoom

Wine Tasting with WFSA CEO & Inner Circle Partners APRIL 20 | TUESDAY | 5:00 pm VIRTUALLY ON ZOOM  

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We’re hiring a Program Manager!

The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona is hiring a Program Manager for our ‘Pathways for Single Moms’ program! Launched in 2020, this grant-funded program connects single mothers to high demand one-year CTE programs in fields that pay a livable wage, getting their families on a new path to self-sufficiency. Are you or someone you know…

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