The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham presented the second annual Cameron Vowell Changemaker Award to Emily Hess Levine, Birmingham philanthropist and long-time volunteer leader for the organization. Announced at The Women’s Fund’s…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.
Learn more about our current grantees here.
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.
Read Our 2019 Annual Report To our community of supporters: As Alabama’s only public women’s foundation, The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham plays a unique role as a force multiplier. By…Read more
Propelled by the idea that individuals with lived experience of complex social conditions can offer critical insight into how to best address and solve those issues, there has been powerful support in…Read more