Abortion Ban Poses Greatest Risk to the Economic Mobility of Thousands of Arizona’s Families

By Amalia LuxardoPublished as an opinion in the Arizona Daily Star As a mother of three young children recently returning from maternity leave, I’ve been processing that I have returned to work with fewer rights than when my son was born just five months ago. Pima County’s decision to resurrect the 1864 law prohibiting abortion […]

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Single Mothers in Greater Metro Phoenix Get a Chance at Free Higher Education

Dress for Success Phoenix Partners with the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona to Expand the Program to the Valley Dress for Success Phoenix has been selected by the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) as the nonprofit partner to launch the Pathways for Single Moms Program in the state’s central region. […]

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Announcing WFSA’s First Advocacy Coalition

WFSA is proud to invite you to join the Foundation’s very first Advocacy Coalition! With representation from across Arizona, this coalition will collaborate to address systemic barriers and drive results-focused policy change for women and girls of all identities. You can support systemic change for Arizona women and girls through your partnership and participation. Join […]

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Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Pilots Tool to Advance Economic Self-Sufficiency

The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) has partnered with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta to pilot a tool that depicts the path to self-sufficiency for Arizonans who are currently accessing public benefits.   The Benefits Career Ladder Identifier and Financial Forecaster (CLIFF) Dashboard helps provide an overview and estimated timeline of which […]

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Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona named among the “Top Companies to Work for in Arizona”

TUCSON, AZ (July 12, 2022) – Arizona Capitol Times, Best Companies Group and Best Companies AZ announced today that the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona has earned a spot on the 10th annual list of 2022 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona.   This highly selective list is the result of anonymous and […]

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Arizona Teens Can Create Change for Women and Girls

Unidas Teen Philanthropy and Leadership Program Now Enrolling for Statewide Cohort  Unidas the award-winning after-school program from the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona, is now enrolling for its new statewide chapter.    Young women and gender-expansive individuals ages 14-18 interested in philanthropy and social justice are encouraged to apply for the fall semester. This […]

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Women’s Foundation Partners with YWCA Southern Arizona to Amplify Impact, Opportunity for Single Moms 

The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona has announced a partnership with YWCA Southern Arizona to support the pathway to self-sufficiency for single moms.   Started by WFSA in 2020, the Foundation has incubated the Pathways for Single Moms program which helps single mothers obtain a certificate in growing fields that pay sustainable wages. The […]

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Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Awards 10K to Local Non-Profits

Harriet Silverman Small Grants Fund Supports Organizations Supporting Women The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) has awarded 10K in funding to four Arizona non-profits from the Harriet Silverman Small Grants Fund.   The funding will support organizations dedicated to providing essential support and services for women and girls in southern Arizona.    The Women’s […]

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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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