Welcome & Mission
The mission of A Fund for Women is to transform our community so that women and girls thrive.
We envision a community where all women and girls can reach their potential.
Our strategic areas include:
- Developing a culture of women’s philanthropy
- Empowering women and girls
- Inspiring all women to help women
We believe that when we empower women and girls, we improve the world.
News & Updates
Amplifying Women’s Voices with Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health - By Sherry Lepage, AFFW Volunteer At a political luncheon in May 2015, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, (D) – Maryland, remarked “Each one of us can make a difference. Together, we make change.” Because of Sara Finger, Executive Director and Founder of the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health (WiAWH), women’s voices resonate forcefully for changes related... Read more » Congratulations to Joni Mathews, 2014 Keynote Speaker! - The A Fund for Women family sends best wishes to Col. Joane “Joni” Mathews on the occasion of her retirement from the Wisconsin National Guard this May. Joni was our keynote speaker at our 2014 annual celebration and shared her personal and professional journey with over 300 guests. After nearly eleven years on active duty... Read more » Planning for a Transformative Future - Dear AFFW Family Member: We’re still working hard this year on defining Women’s Economic Empowerment, building new relationships and renewing connections with past grantees. Over the last several weeks, I’ve had the good fortune to meet with colleagues at DAIS, Briarpatch Youth Services, Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health, Center for Families, Operation Fresh Start, Centro... Read more » Register Now for AFFW’s Summer Swirl - Enjoy an evening on the patio at Liliana’s Restaurant with AFFW supporters! Liliana’s Restaurant 2951 Triverton Pole Dr. Madison, WI 53711 Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. The evening will include networking, appetizers, and beverages including a signature cocktail. There is a $15 fee to reserve your spot at this event, or a... Read more »