Brooke Coleman named inaugural recipient of the Cameron Vowell Changemaker Award by The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham presented the inaugural Cameron Vowell Changemaker Award to…Read more
Grants / What We Do
Catalyzing community for lasting change.
Our grants support high-impact interventions proven to accelerate women’s economic opportunity and disrupt the cycle of generational poverty. We leverage community investments to support organizations that prioritize programs and public policy advocacy to remove barriers for women and their families through education, job training, child care support, housing, and more.
The Women’s Fund invests in innovative programs and policy advocacy that promote women’s economic opportunity using a two-generation (2Gen) approach and create pathways to success for entire families.
The current system for addressing poverty is fragmented. To support nonprofits already doing good work, our two-generation collaboratives—like Collaboration Institute—give organizations the time, space, and resources to move from good to great and deepen their impact for women and families.
When women move forward, entire communities move with them.
In 1996, twenty women came together with their gifts to start The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham. They believed then—as we believe now—that when philanthropy is inclusive, it is far more powerful.Read more
Kick off your holiday season with The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham on Giving Tuesday! What is Giving Tuesday? After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a global day of…Read more