Join with WIF members and guests to reflect on what it will take to be catalysts for conversations about race in our community on October 2 at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus. Thanks to our event sponsor, Moore & Van Allen!
We’re excited for our 15th grants cycle! Online Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) from interested, qualified nonprofits will be accepted beginning September 6 through October 4, 2017. (No late submissions will be accepted.) Since its inception in 2003, WIF’s donated $5 million in high impact grants to 64 different initiatives & programs serving Mecklenburg County. Grants ranging from $40-100K will be awarded in May 2018.
Interested in having the Women’s Impact Fund recognize your business at our events, through our website and in the media? Become a WIF Community Partner today! Benefits include:
* Recognition on printed materials, including banners and programs
* Website publicity through logo placement and live links
* Free tickets to WIF events
The purpose of the Women’s Impact Fund is to maximize women’s leadership in philanthropy by engaging and educating our membership, increasing charitable contributions and strengthening communities through the impact of collective giving.
Learn more about the impact we are making by reading about our grantees, past and present, HERE.
Read more about our grant recipients in action: Grantees in Action
Meet our Members
Sheila approached the Women’s Impact Fund as she has done with her community experience…she researched first. Sheila firmly believes that when women get together they are very powerful, and she quickly observed how WIF positively impacted the lives of those who received its grants…
“I have a conscious affinity for supporting different charities in Charlotte, and viewed Women’s Impact Fund as a way to learn about a lot of charities at one time and have an impact across many fields. Women’s Impact Fund is a wonderful way to be involved in many things…”
“As I’ve driven around to nonprofits in the area, whether professionally or as part of the site visits we’ve done through the Grants Committee, I’ve first become aware of just how many nonprofits are here and, more importantly, how much many of them have done in the relatively short period of time…”