Teen Philanthropists Award $5K to One Hundred Angels Foundation

 TUCSON, Ariz., (May 16, 2022) Unidas, the award-winning after-school teen program run by the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA), has awarded $5,000 in funding to One Hundred Angels Foundation.  This semester’s grant award was generously sponsored by Buffalo Exchange.   Unidas is a unique philanthropy and leadership program that supports teens ranging in […]

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Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Hosts Documentary Filmmaker in Partnership with the Loft Cinema

The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona has partnered with The Loft Cinema for a special outdoor screening of the documentary film “EXPOSURE.” This screening will feature an opening reception with WFSA and a post-screening question panel with documentary filmmaker Holly Morris.  About the film: EXPOSURE is a true story of ordinary women from the […]

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Women’s Foundation Reveals an Update to the Real Cost of Living for Working Families

Self-Sufficiency Standard Tableau Now Available to the Public   The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona revealed the updated Self-Sufficiency Standard Tableau on April 12 during their virtual luncheon series.    Introduced in 2002 to Arizona, the Self Sufficiency Standard depicts a realistic measurement of the income needed for families in this state.    […]

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Arizona Women Selected for National Appointments to Speak During Virtual Luncheon Series

The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) hosts its Virtual Luncheon Series next week from April 12 through 14, and will feature essential conversations with elected and appointed leaders to fuel gender equity work in Arizona and beyond. WFSA’s history of advocacy work started in 2014 and has benefitted women and families throughout […]

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WFSA Announces 29th Annual Luncheon

Virtual fundraising series features acclaimed author, advocate Stephanie Land The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) announced its 29th Annual luncheon series taking place April 12-14, 2022. This is the Foundation’s feature fundraising event to inform the community about its work and impact in addressing economic, gender and racial inequities throughout the State. […]

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Teen Philanthropists Announce Grant Opportunity in Partnership with Buffalo Exchange

Unidas, the award-winning after-school teen program run by the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA), has announced it is accepting applications from March 1 through March 31 for its spring grant rounds generously sponsored for the second year by Buffalo Exchange.  “We’re very happy to continue supporting the Unidas Program in 2022. It’s […]

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WFSA Hosts Legislative Update Event

The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona hosted a virtual event Wednesday, February 23 to provide updates on their proposed legislation as Arizona progresses through its legislative session.  WFSA has [worked with legislators to introduce] two bills and is following the progress of many others that impact women and girls in Arizona.  This event was […]

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$10,000 in Funding Available to Organizations Serving Women and Girls

 Harriet Silverman Small Grants Fund Open from February 8 through March 4   Tucson, AZ—The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona announced it is accepting applications for one of its grant programs, the Harriet Silverman Small Grants Fund, from February 8 through March 4, 2022. Grant awards of up to $5,000 are available for each recipient.    This year, up to $10,000 in available funding will support organizations dedicated to women’s health […]

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Laura Penny Community Impact Award Winner Announced

The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) has announced this year’s Laura Penny Community Impact Award winner: Alba Jaramillo, Executive Director for Arizona Justice For Our Neighbors.    Named after former WFSA CEO, the Laura Penny Community Impact Award recognizes women making positive changes in the lives of women and girls. Each award […]

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Enrollment Opens for Teen After-school Program with Social and Emotional Health Benefits

With schools back in session, youth continue to face devastating mental health effects as a result of the pandemic. The Unidas Teen Philanthropy Program can provide high school women and gender-expansive youth with social support, self-care, leadership skills, and college and career readiness.  The pandemic has caused significant increases in anxiety, depression, suicide attempts, and other mental health problems. Late last year, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy […]

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