Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona hosts legislative kick-off event 

 The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona hosted a virtual educational event Monday, January 10 as Arizona opened its 2022 legislative session. The purpose of this public event was to inform Arizonans about upcoming legislation that affects women and girls in the state.  With a mission focused on gender equity, WFSA is dedicated to […]

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Teen Philanthropists Award $5K to Support Children, Caregivers

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 Integrative Touch for Kids (ITK).   This unique philanthropy and leadership program supports teens ranging in age from 14-18 as they navigate a selection process that includes community dialogue and interviews to guide their philanthropic decision. The choice to award this grant to ITK came after the […]

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$325K in Grants Supports Southern Arizona Nonprofits

Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Announces Five Annual Grantee Partners The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona today announced five nonprofit recipients of grants in Southern Arizona. This year, WFSA is investing $325,000 in these grantee partners with a three-year renewable commitment totaling up to $975,000. Each of the five grantees is receiving $65,000 this month.  The Foundation, which changed its name in October of this year to […]

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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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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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Congratulations to 2020 Laura Penny Community Impact Award Winners

The Laura Penny Community Impact Award was created in recognition of Laura’s many accomplishments as the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona’s CEO from 2004-2014. Laura is a true change maker, so in her name, this annual award recognizes women leaders from Southern Arizona who are making a difference in the lives of women and girls. […]

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