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
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) Needs You! - Contact Person Name and Contact Information Katie McLaughlin, Volunteer Coordinator email@example.com 608.729.4723 DAIS Website abuseintervention.org Type of Volunteer Opportunities Available: Publicity Work Group volunteers, Event Committee volunteers, Graphic Design volunteers and Gardeners Organization Donation Needs: new tote bags, gift cards for Walmart, Target, HyVee and the Dollar Tree, loofahs, portfolios, planners, new bras, and travel... Read more » 4th Annual AFFW Summer Swirl Sure to Heat Up Your August! - On Thursday, August 6, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., Liliana’s Restaurant in Fitchburg will host A Fund for Women’s 4th Annual Summer Swirl. The Summer Swirl is a casual event designed to provide the opportunity for AFFW Board members, volunteers, committee members, donors and supporters to hang out, get to know each other, and enjoy the... Read more » Donor Appreciation Event a Powerful and Moving Evening - By: Shana Lewis, Advisory Board Member, Events Committee Chair On May 13, 2015, A Fund for Women had the pleasure of celebrating those who donate their time talent and treasure to the organization. Nearly 70 people attended the event at the Goodman Community Center. Those in attendance had the opportunity to dine on the delicious... Read more » Briarpatch Uses AFFW Dollars to Help Young Adults Transition to Independence - By: Erin Clune, AFFW Volunteer When AFFW members donate money, local organizations often use the donations to match funds from larger grants. In the 2014-2015 cycle, one of these matching grant recipients was Briarpatch Youth Services. Formerly known as Youth Services of Southern Wisconsin, Briarpatch received $6,600 from AFFW this past year, to support its... Read more »