Women's Collective Giving Grantmakers Network

About Us

Who We Are

  • We are a national network that links women’s collective giving grantmaking organizations to amplify the power of giving together. 
  • Our members represent 55 collective giving grantmaking groups in 25 states and two countries.
  • WCGN member organizations collectively have granted more than $90 million in grants to nonprofits throughout the country.
  • WCGN is a certified nonprofit corporation and has received its 501(c)3 tax-exempt status from the IRS.

What We Do

We strengthen existing collective giving organizations and inspire the creation of new ones. Through regular, collaborative communication we 

  • build leadership in philanthropy by providing forums for sharing best practices and by offering resources about effective philanthropy and emerging trends in the field;
  • offer support and encouragement to women building new collective giving groups in their own communities; and 
  • promote national awareness about the positive impact of collective, community-based philanthropy to increase participation and extend its benefits to more communities. 

How We Do It

  • We offer members-only monthly educational webinars covering relevant topics in philanthropy and grantmaking.
  • We maintain a members-only website with a member directory, interactive discussion forums, and resources from our monthly programs. 
  • We sponsor national conferences hosted by a member organization to educate, offer networking opportunities, and share best practices. Past conferences have been held in Boise, ID; San Diego, CA;  Austin, TX; St. Louis, MO, and Charlotte, NC. Our next conference March 12-14, 2017 in Jacksonville, FL.

We do not make grants or direct our members' grantmaking. Nonprofit organizations looking for funding opportunities are invited to visit the websites of our member organizations.

Contact us • info@wcgn-network.org
Women's Collective Giving Grantmakers Network • WCGN • EIN # 46-3953482
We support the creation, development, and expansion of women's collective giving nationwide.
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