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Teen Philanthropists Open Grant to Support Indigenous People 

After-school program for teens will award $5,000 to a local non-profit serving marginalized communities   TUCSON, Ariz., (October 12, 2022) Unidas, an award-winning after-school program has announced a request for proposals for a $5,000 grant to benefit nonprofits serving Missing and Murdered Indigenous People.  The after-school program teaches high school-aged young women and gender-expansive teens about leadership, philanthropy and social justice issues through […]

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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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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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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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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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