Critical Support for Women in Philanthropy through the Greater Lowell Community Foundation


Foundation: Greater Lowell Community Foundation

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Recognizing the important role of women in local philanthropy, the Greater Lowell Community Foundation manages many independent funds established by women who pool their resources to support their communities. GLCF is proud be able to support these generous women and welcome other groups eager to participate to learn how they work together.

Although the 17-year-old Women Working Wonders Fund and 100+ Women Who Care Metrowest operate in different ways, both groups have a common mission, which is to integrate resources to help others. The mission of the WWW Fund, which has now grown to $1.3 million, has always been the same: empower women and girls to influence positive change in the Greater Lowell community.

The impact of COVID-19 has had a huge negative impact on women and girls, making the efforts of these funds more important than ever. Read the Entire Article


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Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Approximately 300 people showed up to the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County’s “Rise Together” coalition launch party Friday night, many gathering for the first time with friends they...more

Critical Support for Women in Philanthropy through the Greater Lowell Community Foundation
Foundation: Greater Lowell Community Foundation

Recognizing the important role of women in local philanthropy, the Greater Lowell Community Foundation manages many independent funds established by women who pool their resources to support their...more

Arnall Community Funds Award Nearly $3 Million to Oklahoma Organizations
Foundation: Oklahoma City Community Foundation

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation has announced that seven Oklahoma nonprofits will receive a total of $2,883,880 in grants through the Arnall Community Funds. The Arnall Community Funds were...more

The Wellspring Project and Water Conservation in Western Colorado
Foundation: Western Colorado Community Foundation

Propelled by the drought in western Colorado, the Wellspring project was launched on June 12 as a one-week summer camp for Fruita Middle School students to highlight water issues in the west. The...more

Top 50 Global Urban Innovation Selected by Bloomberg Philanthropies
Foundation: Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced 50 Champion Cities. They represent the boldest urban innovations in the past year. They will enter the final stage of the 2021 Global Mayor’s Challenge. A...more

Family of Walmart Founder Creates $1M LGBTQ Fund in Response to Anti-Trans Measures
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Walton Family Foundation

The Alice L. Walton Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation have established a $1 million fund for the LGBTQ advocacy group in Walmart's home state of Arkansas. The Arkansas Community Foundation...more

Grays Harbor Community Foundation Awards $1 million in Scholarships
Foundation: Grays Harbor Community Foundation

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation will award nearly US$1 million in scholarships and will help more than 300 students from local universities and trade schools in the next academic year. This...more

Champaign County Farm Bureau Brings Agriculture into the Classroom
Foundation: Community Foundation of East Central Illinois

Sarah Kaper, director of "Ag in the Classroom" of the Champaign County Department of Agriculture, worked with Urbana Park District (UPD) and Champaign County Forest Reserve (CCFPD) to provide an...more

Peace Walk Aims to Build Stronger Community in Wellington Heights
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

The Wellington Heights Neighborhood Engagement Program held its first Peace Walk this weekend and plans to organize other walks each month through October. The walks aim to build a sense of...more

Oregon Community Foundation Completes Record Funding Cycle
Foundation: Oregon Community Foundation

Juliette's House, YCAP and Reach Northwest received grants totaling $66,000 from the Oregon Community Foundation. The grants are part of a record funding cycle by the Oregon Community Foundation...more






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