Making a Lasting Impact: Women’s Legacy Event

The Women’s Impact Fund (WIF) and Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) joined forces on February 8 to host the informative “Women’s Legacy Event” at FFTC. Attendees numbered approximately 90 and included WIF members, FFTC fundholders and unaffiliated guests…

Our Top 20 Grants Finalists for 2018

The past five months have been a busy and exciting time for Women’s Impact Fund (WIF) Grants Committee members. The season began in September with research to uncover and understand the issues affecting our community. Next, they reviewed 120 Letters of Inquiry and selected 20 applicants to submit Requests for Proposal (RFPs). Site visits are wrapping up now and in mid-March the full Grants Committee will meet to select the finalists for the full membership vote in April.

Moving Beyond Dialogue: A Call to Action

“I want my grandchildren to grow into their careers rubbing elbows with people of color who’ve had similar educational opportunities to theirs, who can solve these cultural problems that have built walls around our communities and created barriers to success for so many people of color. We must solve these problems. Speak up! Get into mixed discussion groups with people who don’t look like you, like what WIF started at the recent ‘Social Hour for Social Issues’…”