WFCC Spring 2018 Newsletter

05/09/2018

Click here to read the Women’s Foundation of Collier County Spring 2018 Newsletter

Women’s Foundation of Collier County Awarded $60,000 in Scholarships at 2018 Women of Initiative Honorees Luncheon

04/10/2018

The Women’s Foundation of Collier County, a fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County, awarded twelve $5,000 scholarships for local women at the 2018 Women of Initiative Honorees Luncheon. The Women of Initiative Scholarship Fund was founded by Women of Initiative alumnae in honor of the 20th anniversary of the awards. The scholarship is… Read the full story…

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…