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…

Women of Initiative 2015 Honoree Sandi Moran to Co-Chair 2016 Naples Winter Wine Festival

05/06/2015

From the News-Press – With the theme of “Great Expectations,” the 2016 Naples Winter Wine Festival will take place Jan. 29-31 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. One of the world’s most prestigious charity wine auctions, the event promises to exceed expectations as guests gather with world-renowned vintners and celebrity chefs for a three-day… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County and Women’s Initiative Network Applaud 2015 Women of Initiative and Announce 2015 Grantmaking

04/02/2015

Honorees are women who inspire other women to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement.  (April 1, 2015 – Naples FL) – The Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) an endowment fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County, honored the 2015 Women of Initiative at the annual Women of Initiative luncheon on April 1, 2015 at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Kellie Burns – NBC-2 Anchor and a past Women of Initiative – emceed the event. The Women of Initiative 2015 are ten local women leaders who, through their leadership styles, inspire all who seek to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement. Since 1998, 157 women have been honored by the Women’s Initiative… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County and Women’s Initiative Network Announce 2015 Women of Initiative

01/19/2015

The Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) an endowment fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County, has announced the 2015 Women of Initiative – ten local women leaders who, through their leadership styles, are an inspiration to women seeking to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement.  Since 1998, 155 women have been honored by the Women’s Initiative Network at the Community Foundation.   The 2015 Women of Initiative will be applauded during the annual Women of Initiative luncheon to be held on April 1, 2015 at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. This year’s honorees: Bette Aymar, Eleanor Chabraja, Kirsten Ferrara, Lydia Galton, Sandi Moran, Linda Penniman, Lee Pinto, Sondra Quinn, Bunny Salisbury and Deborah Strand. At the event, a… Read the full story…

Women’s Initiative Network hosts Power of the Purse 2014 with Erin Brockovich

12/08/2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Craig Jones 239.649.5000 | cjones@cfcollier.org | wfcollier.org Naples, FL (December 4, 2014) – Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) at the Community Foundation of Collier County hosted its second annual Power of the Purse Luncheon on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples. 400 were in attendance. The… Read the full story…

Reserve Now for Power of the Purse 2014

09/16/2014

Women’s Initiative Network at the Community Foundation of Collier County Extends Invitations to Power of the Purse 2014 –  Net proceeds from the event support the Women’s Initiative Network Endowment Fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County and are distributed to organizations that improve the well-being of at-risk women and girls in our community…. Read the full story…

Call for Nominations – Women of Initiative 2015

09/16/2014

  Community Foundation of Collier County and Women’s Initiative Network – Call for Nominations for 2015 Women of Initiative Honoring women who inspire other women to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement. The Women’s Initiative Network, an endowment fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County, is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Women of… Read the full story…

Women Opened Their Hearts, Minds and Purses at First Annual Power of the Purse Luncheon

12/12/2013

On Wednesday, December 4, the Women’s Initiative Network (WIN), held its first annual Power of the Purse luncheon at the Grey Oaks Country Club.  Featured speakers highlighted a significant grant that the WIN Committee awarded this past March.  Brenda Tate spoke on behalf of the Women’s Fund of SWFL, Inc. which was granted $10,000 to… Read the full story…