Our Members

In 2017, the 91 members of the Women’s Funding Network include 79 US-based members across 37 states, 12 members outside the US spanning 6 continents.  All are connected in a movement for change. 

In 2017, we welcomed 3 new leaders to the Network: 

Megan Hannan – Maine Women’s Fund 

Donna Haghighat – Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts 

Jennifer Bernhardt Steadman – Aurora Women and Girls Foundation

New Members

We welcomed 3 new members to the Network in 2017. 

Women’s Fund of Rhode Island 

Fondation Chanel 

Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation 

Visit our member directory for a complete listing.

Board of Directors

Roslyn Dawson Thompson, Chair

President and CEO

Dallas Women’s Foundation

K. Sujata, Vice Chair

President and CEO

Chicago Foundation for Women

Suzanne B. Peters, Treasurer

President Fund for Women & Girls – Fairfield County Community Foundation

Carol Penick, Secretary

Executive Director

Women’s Foundation of Mississippi

Julie Abrams

Founder and CEO

How Women Lead

Carol Andreae

Co-Founder, Board Member

Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

Abigail Burgesson

Special Programmes Manager

African Women’s Development Fund

Charlie Campbell

Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager

Account Vice President

UBS Financial Services Inc


Janelle Cavanagh

Director of Major Gifts, Western Region

Global Fund for Women

Mary Crooks

Executive Director

Victorian Women’s Trust

Amina Dickerson

Founder and President

Dickerson Global Advisors

Laura García

Executive Director


Françoise Girard


International Women’s Health Coalition

Barbara Williams Hardy

Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging


Elizabeth Barajas-Román


Solidago Foundation

Mary Stutts

Head of Corporate Communications

Stanford Health Care


2017 Financials


Total 2017 Revenue & Support

Revenue Breakdown

Grants / Foundations $2,210,116 (83%)

Conference $199,537 (8%)

Membership $124,151 (5%)

Individuals $73,760 (3%)

Investments $22,711 (1%)




Total 2017 Expenses

Expense Breakdown

Program $1,249,062 (81%)

Management and General $214,365 (14%)

Fundraising $75,859 (5%)



Program Expense Breakdown

Education and Learning $492,001 (40%)

Conference $350,939 (28%)

Membership $229,034 (18%)

Research $177,088 (14%)


Breakdown of 2017 Revenue

Breakdown of 2017 Expenses

Program Expense by Type


$1,765,636Total Liabilities & Net Assets

Current Assets

Current: Cash, Investments,other receivables


$65,493 Total 2017 Liabilities


Net Assets

$1,700,143Current: Cash, Investments,
other receivables