Women's Fund celebrates graduation of second LIPPI cohort.
On May 31, 2012, the Women's Fund held graduation ceremonies for it's second LIPPI (Leadership Institute for Political and Public Impact) cohort. Read about this inspiring evening and see how participants are using their voices across all four counties. Applications for our 2012-2013 cohort are being accepted through June 29th and can be found here.
Are you a woman looking to make collaborations and work with others in the community to help non-profit organizations? Well now is your chance because Carol Constant from Women in Philanthropy of Western Mass and Jules Kumble from Women's Fund tell us about their upcoming conference, Tuesday March 13, 2012 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA. The Theme this year is: Growing Philanthropy - New Visions, New Voices
The Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts is proud to have been selected as a 2012 Difference Maker by Business West Magazine. Many thanks to all our supporters who have shared in this 15 year journey with the Fund. From our current board to our past, from our current committee members to our former, to our passionate grantees, our inspired donors, our visionary corporate sponsors and partners, and our three founders. Please join us to celebrate on March 22, 2012 at The Log Cabin in Holyoke. Purchase tickets here.
Chief Executive Officer Carla Oleska, Director of Grants and Programs Julie Kumble, and Board President Shonda Pettiford from the Women’s Fund of Western Mass. will discuss the $150 thousand dollar fund they have available to award grants of up to $15 thousand dollars to organizations and programs serving women and girls in the 4 counties of Western Mass.
At the fund's annual benefit on November 2,
Shirley (Shirl) A.
Simolari won the bid to have lunch with international philanthropist Jennifer Buffett, president and co-chair of the NoVo Foundation. Read about Shirl and all of her passions as she gives back to her community and talks about philanthropy and what it means to her.
Carla Oleska, CEO of the Women's Fund, Julie Kumble, Director of Grants and Programs and Development Director Claudia Pazmany share information about the Leadership Institute for Political and Public Impact.
The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts wants local women to make an impact on social change by getting involved in civic affairs including running for political office.