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NASA Astronaut, STEM advocate Dr. Mae Jemison is the next speaker for The Women’s Fund's A Conversation With…

NASA Astronaut, STEM advocate Dr. Mae Jemison is the next speaker for The Women’s Fund's A Conversation With…

NASA Astronaut, American Engineer, physician and STEM advocate Dr. Mae Jemison will be the next speaker for The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s A Conversation With event on Thursday, April 5, 2018.

Check Out Our Six Pack!

Check Out Our Six Pack!

Thanks to the support from donors like you, we are proud to announce that The Women’s Fund added a sixth team member this week.

The Women's Fund conducts the first local study of the Gender Wage Gap

The Women's Fund conducts the first local study of the Gender Wage Gap

The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation releases its latest PULSE Report: Applying a Gender Lens to the Wage Gap.

Join us for upcoming PULSE Study release on Gender Wage Gap and its effect on Wealth Accumulation

Join us for upcoming PULSE Study release on Gender Wage Gap and its effect on Wealth Accumulation

The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the UC Economics Center are excited to release a new PULSE Study on the Gender Wage Gap and its effect on Wealth Accumulation.

FC Cincinnati and The Women's Fund Talk About Abby Wambach (VIDEO)

Meghan Cummings, executive director of The Women's Fund, and Sarah Huber, Chief Financial Officer of FC Cincinnati, talk about the upcoming A Conversation with Abby Wambach in this March 12 interview on Cincinnati Business Courier's Business Watch.

Desiré Bennett: Why I love The Women's Fund

In celebration of International Women's Day, we asked our Leadership Council member Desiré Bennett to share why she loves The Women Fund.

The Women's Fund goes to the Statehouse - Ignite Change: A Day to Educate, Motivate, Advocate

The Women's Fund goes to the Statehouse - Ignite Change: A Day to Educate, Motivate, Advocate

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, The Women's Fund co-hosted Ignite Change, a day to educate, motivate, and advocate as we apply a gender lens to public policy.

Abby Wambach Expo Tickets go on sale Thursday, Feb. 16

Abby Wambach Expo Tickets go on sale Thursday, Feb. 16

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.

New Roles for GCF Staff

New Roles for GCF Staff

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.

Betsy Ross to Interview Abby Wambach at Women's Fund Event

Betsy Ross to Interview Abby Wambach at Women's Fund Event

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 Receives Support from Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund

The Women's Fund Receives Support from Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund

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.

The Women's Fund: We're Growing in 2017!

The Women's Fund: We're Growing in 2017!

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.

New PULSE Briefing: Why Teachers' Wages Are Critical to Quality Preschool

New PULSE Briefing: Why Teachers' Wages Are Critical to Quality Preschool

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!

Help Our Community’s Youngest Citizens Succeed

Help Our Community’s Youngest Citizens Succeed

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.

Celebrate Guys Who Get It - The Women's Fund

Celebrate Guys Who Get It - The Women's Fund

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.

Can we have a slice of your time? Women's Fund hosts Pizza School with Dewey's

Can we have a slice of your time? Women's Fund hosts Pizza School with Dewey's

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!

The Women’s Fund Releases New PULSE Study Research With Focus on Poverty

The Women’s Fund Releases New PULSE Study Research With Focus on Poverty

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.

Join The Women's Fund for Poverty Simulation

Join The Women's Fund for Poverty Simulation

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.

Join The Women's Fund for our next PULSE Study release August 30

Join The Women's Fund for our next PULSE Study release August 30

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, Equal Pay Advocate Abby Wambach coming to Cincinnati

Soccer Legend, Equal Pay Advocate Abby Wambach coming to Cincinnati

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.

Elevating Women and Children: The Women's Fund

Elevating Women and Children: The Women's Fund

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 Awards Grants

The Women's Fund Awards Grants

The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation has announced the recipients of its mini-grants, totaling $21,250.

Cara Jacob Hired for Research Position

Cara Jacob Hired for Research Position

Cara Jacob has been hired as a research coordinator for The Women's Fund and The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio.

"So Happy Together" Happy Hour for the Women's Fund

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.

In the News: CEO Feature, Endow Kentucky, Introducing the Next Great Philanthropist

In the News: CEO Feature, Endow Kentucky, Introducing the Next Great Philanthropist

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.

Women's Fund Hosts Sold Out Event With Cokie Roberts

Women's Fund Hosts Sold Out Event With Cokie Roberts

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.

In the News: Women's Fund on WVXU 91.7 FM Cincinnati Edition

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.

Cranley and Worrell Join Women's Fund Leadership Council

Cranley and Worrell Join Women's Fund Leadership Council

The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation welcomes two new members to its leadership council, Dena Cranley and Deren Worrell.

In the News: New COO, The Women's Fund, The Northern Kentucky Fund, Honor The Passion

See the latest news stories about The Greater Cincinnati Foundation.

In the News: The Women's Fund rallies allies to promote economic empowerment for women

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.

Still time to support Women's Fund's A Conversation with Cokie Roberts!

Still time to support Women's Fund's A Conversation with Cokie Roberts!

You can support The Women's Fund by become an event host/hostess or sponsor.

Lauren Jones joins The Women's Fund

Lauren Jones joins The Women's Fund

The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is pleased to welcome its new Development Officer, Lauren Jones.

Cokie Roberts to speak at next Women's Fund's 'A Conversation With' event

Cokie Roberts to speak at next Women's Fund's 'A Conversation With' event

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 us at Ohio Women's Leadership Summit: The Power of You

Join us at Ohio Women's Leadership Summit: The Power of You

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.

New Women's Fund Executive Director Meghan Cummings shares her thoughts on the future of The Women's Fund

Read a letter from our new Women’s Fund Executive Director Meghan Cummings.

Meghan Cummings promoted  to Executive Director of The Women’s Fund

Meghan Cummings promoted to Executive Director of The Women’s Fund

Meghan Cummings, CFRE, has been promoted to Executive Director of The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation.

The Women's Fund Announces 2015 Mini-Grants

The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation recently presented its 2015 mini-grants to 12 well-deserving nonprofits.

Women's Fund Receives Largest Gift to Date

Women's Fund Receives Largest Gift to Date

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 Women's Fund hosts A Conversation with Olympia Snowe

The Women's Fund hosts A Conversation with Olympia Snowe

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.

The Mighty Marian: Marian Spencer

The Mighty Marian: Marian Spencer

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.

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