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Louise Glasser Named 2019 Luncheon Honoree

Each year we select an extraordinary woman to honor at our annual luncheon that brings more than 1,000 people together to celebrate. This year, on April 24, 2019, we will be celebrating Louise Glasser. The Women's Foundation…
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Amalia Luxardo Named Chief Executive Officer

Amalia Luxardo has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona (WFSA). As WFSA’s CEO, Luxardo will provide strategic leadership in community engagement, mobilizing key stakeholders in advocacy and public policy, and…
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$1 Million Challenge Goal Met Early

Thanks to an outpouring of support from donors, and the hard work of women’s foundation fundraising volunteers and board members, the goal was met far earlier than expected. In partnership with the Connie Hillman Family Foundation…
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WFSA Receives National Award

As reported by the Arizona Daily Star, the Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona is the recipient of a highly competitive $150,000 national award from the Women's Funding Network and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to increase the…
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Featured Grantee Partner: SEAHEC

Interview Series: Transformational Grantmaking What are three interesting things people don't know about your organization? We have broad and wide partnerships. SEAHEC (Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center) is an all women-run organization and our staff…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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2015-2016 Trustees Announced

The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona is pleased to announce that Allison Vaillancourt, Ph.D. was elected Chair of the WFSA Board of Trustees during its recent trustees’ meeting. Allison is Vice President for Human Resources &…
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New CEO Announced, Meet Dawne Bell

Dawne Bell joins the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona (WFSA) as the new CEO starting January 5, 2015. She will be responsible for carrying on the strategic operations of working for a world where women and…
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