Mark Your Calendar

We host events throughout the year to recognize outstanding philanthropic contributions to our community; to educate donors, professional advisors and nonprofit leadership; and, to raise funds for grantmaking.

December 2018

Ginger Zee- ABC News Chief Meteorologist and best-selling author of Natural Disaster: I Cover Them, I Am One

Power of the Purse- December 5, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Bringing together civic-minded leaders whose charitable activities help improve the well-being of at-risk women and girls in our community.  Drawings for fabulous designer handbags. In addition, the 2019 Women of Initiative will be introduced.

  • Guest Speaker: Ginger Zee
    Ginger is the ABC News Chief Meteorologist and bestselling author of Natural Disaster: I Cover Them, I am One. We hope you will join us to hear Ginger share her story and how it relates to the growing need for mental health care services in our community, and our nation.

Patrons and Patron Tables will receive passes to join us for a private reception with Ginger Zee immediately following the Power of the Purse Luncheon.

Individual tickets- $275

Patrons- $1,000 (includes luncheon ticket & pass to private reception)

Host table – $2,750 (includes ten luncheon tickets)

Patron Table Sponsor – $6,000 (includes ten luncheon tickets and ten passes to private reception)

Net proceeds from the event support the Women’s Foundation of Collier County grantmaking.

Power of the Purse media sponsor:



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April 2019

Women of Initiative Awards Luncheon – April 5, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Check back to get more information on the 2019 Women of Initiative event. The Women of Initiative event will continue through 2019 and then will return every other year so that we can bring you something fresh and new.

  • Celebrating women who, through their leadership styles, are an inspiration to all women seeking to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement.

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