The Women’s Fund is now hiring an Advocacy Coordinator to lead its public policy efforts. The Women's Fund leads our community in ensuring the economic self-sufficiency of women in our region. Through leadership, research, and grantmaking, we work to identify and address the barriers affecting working women and their families.
Tickets for PUSH KICK with Abby Wambach, a soccer expo for children 6-12, will go on sale this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at 10 a.m.
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is pleased to announce that two of its staff members are taking on new roles. A third has earned a professional designation.
The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is pleased to announce that Betsy Ross will interview Abby Wambach at its “A Conversation With…” event Saturday, March 25, 2017. The event celebrates a female history maker who shares her journey with Women’s Fund supporters. It will be held at 2 p.m. at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center.
The Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation has received $150,000 from the Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee. These funds will support numerous projects furthering the fund’s mission to ensure the economic self-sufficiency of women.
In the coming year, The Women's Fund will devote more time and resources to co-creating solutions with the women we serve and the agencies that directly serve them. I’m excited to share with you some changes to our team to facilitate our growth and increase impact.
In this post on Leadership Matters, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation's blog, Researcher Cara Jacobs shares findings from The Women's Fund eighth PULSE Report, “Outlining the Disincentives and Opportunity Costs for Working Mothers.” This was a partnership with the University of Cincinnati's Economic Center.
In The Women's Fund's new PULSE Briefing, we outline the many reasons why increased wages for childcare workers improves educational qualifications, improves staff stability and ultimately increases program quality. The Women’s Fund has been a strong champion for these issues, but we cannot do it alone. We have a wonderful opportunity to take a huge step for women and their children by passing Issue 44 for Cincinnati Public Schools and Preschool Promise. We encourage you to vote YES!
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation invests in a more vibrant and prosperous Greater Cincinnati where everyone can thrive. While GCF hasn’t traditionally been part of the election process, we felt it was necessary to show our support for both Issue 44, Cincinnati Public Schools Levy, and Issue 53, Hamilton County Children’s Services Levy, as this election will affect the future of the children in our community.
This year, The Women's Fund turns 21! We want to celebrate with YOU and the special men who really "get" our work. We are passionate about the change we are making because it is long-term and help generations of women, men and their families.
Hungry for change? For the second year in a row, The Women's Fund is partnering with Dewey's Pizza in Kenwood for a pizza school. On Sunday, October 30, we're going "behind the glass" to toss and top our own pizzas. Join us!
A new PULSE study commissioned by The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation through the Economics Center at University of Cincinnati illuminates how policies keep working families in a cycle of instability and dependence, even as they try to achieve self-sufficiency.
The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation invites you to join us for a povert simulation, which challenges participants to walk in the shoes of our neighbors in need for an hour – to explore poverty experimentally.
Purchase tickets from FC Cincinnati and support efforts to ensure the economic self-sufficiency of women in our region!
Join The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation as we share a new PULSE study that delves into the policy challenges women and families face as they climb toward self-sufficiency on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency.
Soccer legend and equal pay advocate Abby Wambach will be the next speaker for The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s A Conversation With event on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center.
Stephanie Sears said she visited the Kentucky Career Center to find out if there was any way she could support her family and herself. She was doubtful.
The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation has announced the recipients of its mini-grants, totaling $21,250.
Cara Jacob has been hired as a research coordinator for The Women's Fund and The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio.
Push Yourself | Pull Others will provide Cincinnati companies a unique development opportunity for high-potential women leaders while leveraging an impactful keynote speaker addressing our shared responsibility and the benefits in inspiring and training our region’s future leaders.
Join us for a happy hour on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, celebrating our newly-minted grant recipients and bringing together friends of The Women's Fund.
Read our latest news stories, including features on CEO/President Ellen Katz, Endow Kentucky, our Family Philanthropy Toolkit and The Women's Fund's Raise the Floor Partnership.
The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation and 700 of its closest friends had an incredible night on April 5. Political commentator Cokie Roberts was the speaker at the A Conversation With… event at Xavier University’s Cintas Center.
Celebrating The Women's Fund's Community Grants at The Pub at Rookwood.
You are invited to The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation's volunteer expo on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at our office in downtown Cincinnati!
The Women's Fund is accepting grant applications
The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation's Executive Director Meghan Cummings and Board Chair Wijdan Jreisat joined 91.7 WVXU's Cincinnati Edition on March 8 on International Women's Day to talk about the work and mission of The Women’s Fund. Political commentator Cokie Roberts, the featured speaker for next month's A Conversation With series, also joined for part of the broadcast.
The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation welcomes two new members to its leadership council, Dena Cranley and Deren Worrell.
See the latest news stories about The Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
The Women's Fund's talks to Soapbox Cincinnati about how gender affects a variety of issues in the community, and that gendered lens often helps reveal solutions to those issues.
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation organized a Cincinnati delegation to attend PolicyLink’s 2015 Equity Summit. GCF's Michael Coffey and Meghan Cummings shared their thoughts about the experience.
You can support The Women's Fund by become an event host/hostess or sponsor.
The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is pleased to welcome its new Development Officer, Lauren Jones.
The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is proud to announce the political commentator Cokie Roberts will be the next speaker at the annual "A Conversation With..." event on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.
Join The Women's Fund for a happy hour to celebrate Guys Who Get It! We want to honor the great men who understand when you empower women, the whole community thrives. This event will sell out, so register today and bring a friend!
You are invited to the inaugural women's conference, "Ohio Women's Leadership Summit: The Power of You." The summit will emphasize the power and potential of women and will feature speakers and panels that will showcase the remarkable accomplishments of women. Women's Fund Executive Director Meghan Cummings will be a presenter.
Take a class behind the glass at Dewey's Pizza School to benefit The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation on Sunday, October 18!
Read a letter from our new Women’s Fund Executive Director Meghan Cummings.
Meghan Cummings, CFRE, has been promoted to Executive Director of The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
Vanessa Freytag, executive director of The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation since 2007, will become the next CEO of 4C for Children on Aug. 3, 2015.
A letter from The Women's Fund Executive Director Vanessa Freytag on her next chapter.
The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation recently presented its 2015 mini-grants to 12 well-deserving nonprofits.
The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is packing in a full 2015! Save these dates to get involved and support our work in women's economic self-sufficiency.
The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is hosting a Grants Reception and Celebration and a Summer Happy Hour on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.
The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation received a gift of $100,000 from the Cincinnati Business and Professional Women’s Retirement Living, Inc. Other than grant funding, this is the largest gift the Women’s Fund has received.
The deadline for applications for The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation's mini-grant cycle has been extended to Friday, April 10, 2015, at 5 p.m. These mini-grants support women's economic self-sufficiency in our region.
Join The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation for A Conversation with Lisa Ling, the groundbreaking journalist and human rights advocate, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 5:30 pm at Memorial Hall.
Meghan Cummings, CFRE, has been promoted to Assistant Executive Director of The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is hosting "A Conversation with Olympia Snowe" at The Carnegie in Covington.
Many of you were with us when we released the Cliff Effect report last August. We had high hopes that the research and recommendations would create new dialogue, inspire collaboration and be the catalyst for new solutions. Thanks to you, we’ve seen tremendous progress.
Meghan Cummings, Development Officer of The Women’s Fund of GCF, has earned the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification.
To look at Marian Spencer you'd never guess that she boldly goes where others fear to tread. Now, in her 90s, Spencer has a steely determination that belies her diminutive size.