We support the creation, development, and expansion of women's collective giving nationwide.


    We are a national network of 38 independent collective giving groups. 

We are more than 7,500 women strong.  

Our members pool their money to award large impact grants in their own communities.

We sharbest practices about membership, grantmaking, and governance to strengthen 

our organizations and ultimately to strengthen our communities.

Our members have given more than $58 million to worthy nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S.

Our educational conference calls, online chats, and national conferences inspire smart, informed philanthropy.


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WCGN is proud to announce 

the Women's Impact Fund (WIF) 

of Charlotte, NC

 will host the fifth WCGN Leadership Forum

 in fall 2015!

Thank you to the WIF Board of Directors and Conference Co-Chairs Dianne Chipps Bailey and Sonja Nichols, for your leadership and support of the WCGN mission to support the creation, expansion, and development of women's collective nationwide. This is leadership at the highest level. 

Stay tuned for details this fall.  

The fourth WCGN conference was a huge success!

Women's Collective Giving Grantmakers Forum 2014

"The WCGN Formula for Change"

Thank you to our keynote speaker, Maxine Clark, 
founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop

A heartfelt thank you to our hosts, the Spirit of St. Louis Women's Fund (SOS). For three days 133 dedicated women representing 35 organizations shared best practices in collective giving grantmaking.Talk about making an impact!

Members can find materials from the conference here.


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The May program on partnerships was the last of the 2013-2014 program year. Members can find instructions for how to listen to the recording of this exceptional program here.  

On September 16 we will begin our educational programs with our first webinar! Members may access recordings of previous calls by visiting the program pages in the members section

All programs will continue to be offered on the third Tuesday of the month from 9:00-10:00 am PST. Topics will be announced mid-summer.

Save the dates for next year's programs:
September 16
October 21
November 18
(no call in December)
January 20
February 17
March 17
April 21
May 19

WCGN offers conferences every 18 months, which means there is no conference during the upcoming program year. The next conference is slated for fall of 2015, date and location to be determined. 

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