The Fund For Women & Girls
The Fund for Women and Girls Grantee - Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA
The Fund for Women and Girls 2019 Advisory Committee
Karen F. Snider Women in Philanthropy Awardee Dr. Robyn Holder
Annual Grantee Recognition Breakfast
The Fund for Women and Girls Grantee - Neighborhood Center of UMC
Karen F. Snider Women in Philanthropy Awardee Ann Pehle
The Fund for Women and Girls Grantee - Camp Koala
Rising Philanthropists Awardee Jeshanah McLeod
Giving hope. Creating change.
The Fund for Women and Girls was created in 2000 to broaden the awareness of, and respond to, issues affecting women and girls through the power of collective philanthropy. Women and girls around the world are inordinately represented among the poor, uneducated, and abused. Without a focused effort to combat the issues that face them, they will remain among the underserved. Our vision is of a community where they are afforded the right to live in safety, meet their basic needs for living, have the opportunities to pursue their dreams, and are inspired to experience the value of philanthropy.
Make a gift to the Fund for Women and Girls to give hope and create change for the lives of women and girls in our community.
The Dream Team
While the Fund for Women & Girls was established in 2000, The Dream Team was established in 2011 with a goal and purpose of encouraging individuals to make a gift of at least $1,000 to create a permanent $1 million endowment. From the endowment, annual grants are made available to local nonprofit organizations that provide services to women and girls in the South Central PA counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, Perry, and the Dillsburg Area.
You too can become a Dream Team member by pledging $1,000 tax-deductible donation to the Fund, payable over a 5 year period. By joining the Dream Team, you will help the Fund for Women and Girls reach their $1 million endowment goal and increase the amount of grant dollars going to local nonprofit organizations supporting women and girls.
Featured Dream Team Member
Welcome our featured member Todd Snovel.
See what inspired him to join the ranks of fellow community-minded people involved with the Fund for Women and Girls.
Since 2008, the Fund for Women and Girls has granted $137,714 to nonprofit organizations in the South Central Pennsylvania counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry, and the Dillsburg Area, serving women and girls with programs focusing on issues of self-sufficiency, health, human services, and education.
The Fund for Women and Girls hosts various events throughout the year. For a complete listing of events, click here.
Each year at our Power of the Purse fundraiser, the Fund for Women & Girls honors local women who are philanthropists through two awards – the Rising Philanthropists Award and the Karen F. Snider Women in Philanthropy Award. These awards celebrate the women who are making an impact on our community.
The Fund For Women & Girls 2020 Visionaries
So many of us have a vision for women and girls in our region – Economic Empowerment. Inclusion. Advancement. Education. Safety. Wellness. Growth. Success.
The work of The Fund For Women & Girls would not be possible without its many donors, volunteers, and members of leadership. Their generosity and commitment to the cause is boundless.