Women’s Foundation of Collier County Spring Newsletter

04/01/2017

Click here to read the spring edition of the Women’s Foundation of Collier County Newsletter

Increase seen in homeless senior women

01/06/2017

Thanks to a grant from the Women’s Foundation of Collier County, a part of the Community Foundation of Collier County dedicated to helping women and girls in the area, JFCS of SWFL was able to help 21 women back into housing. Click here to read this ABC-7 news report

The Status of Women in Collier County

12/15/2016

A lack of economic opportunity is holding women down in Collier County today – and if not adequately addressed – will continue well into the future. Read the Women’s Foundation of Collier County’s report to learn what’s going wrong – and what we can do to make it right.

Women in Florida experience higher poverty rate, more limited access to opportunity than U.S. women overall

12/14/2016

Groundbreaking report estimates that women’s poverty would be reduced by nearly 60 percent if Florida’s working women received equal pay A new county-level analysis of the status of women in Florida finds that despite top rankings in the nation on women’s business ownership, women in Florida have higher rates of poverty, lower educational attainment and… Read the full story…

Women’s Foundation of Collier County Announces 2017 Women of Initiative

12/06/2016

The Women’s Foundation of Collier County (WFCC), a fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County, has announced the 2017 Women of Initiative. Each spring, the Women’s Foundation of Collier County honors ten local women leaders who, through their leadership styles, are an inspiration to all women seeking to make a difference through philanthropy and… Read the full story…

Women’s Foundation of Collier County Announces 2016 Women of Initiative Honorees

02/11/2016

The Women’s Foundation of Collier County has announced the 2016 Women of Initiative Honorees – ten local women who, through their leadership styles, are an inspiration to women seeking to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement. Since 1998, 175 women have been honored by the Women’s Foundation of Collier County. Ten outstanding women… Read the full story…

Women’s Foundation of Collier County Extends Invitations to Power of the Purse 2015

09/01/2015

The Power of the Purse 2015 luncheon event, featuring keynote speaker, author, and educator, Beth Holloway, will be held on December 11, 2015 at Naples Grande Beach Resort. This event is hosted by the Women’s Foundation of Collier County and BMO Private Bank, with additional support provided by Gulfshore Life. The Power of the Purse… Read the full story…

SunTrust Bank Supports Women’s Foundation of Collier County

08/15/2015

SunTrust Bank recently granted $5,000 in support of the Women’s Foundation of Collier County marketing efforts. The Women’s Foundation of Collier County is a field-of-interest fund whose mission is to serve the current and changing needs of women and girls in Collier County through funding.  The fund is governed by a steering committee and is… Read the full story…

Collier Community Foundation Asks Local Women to be ‘One in a Million’

05/18/2015

Naples, FL – Did you know that of all charitable foundation giving, only 7.5 percent of funds raised in the last 15 years have been devoted toward the benefit of women and girls?     According to the Community Foundation of Collier County, while funding for women and girls is increasing at a faster rate… Read the full story…

We Are A Founding Member – Florida Women’s Funding Alliance

05/08/2015

New Member Affinity Group Seeks to Transform Lives of Women and Girls in Florida TAMPA, Florida – Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide association of philanthropic organizations, welcomes its newest member affinity group, the Florida Women’s Funding Alliance, that seeks to transform the lives of women and girls through members’ collective voice and resources. “FPN is… Read the full story…