Looking Forward: Our Founders’ Perspective

As Women’s Impact Fund approaches a historic $5 million in cumulative grants, we sat down with our founders Mary Lou Babb and Claire Tate to discuss our future growth and priorities.

We soon discovered there was no need to pull out a long list of questions. We naturally landed on two core topics…

Women & Wisdom: Land of Opportunity??? What’s Next for Charlotte?

Brian Collier, EVP of Foundation For The Carolinas, presented on the Opportunity Task Force to nearly 200 WIF members and guests on March 14. While Collier was unable to share specific recommendations prior to the March 27 report release, he gave insights on the Task Force’s process and key determinants of economic mobility…

What is our Impact?

In-depth analysis shows Womens Impact Fund grants successfully target emerging issues and critical needs, have lasting benefits for community, nonprofits…

And the Top 20 Grants Finalists for 2017 are…

Mid-January is one of the most exciting times for Grants Committee members. The focus area work teams have each selected their top 4 applicants and are embarking on site visits to those top choices. There is still much work to be done, but the Grants committee celebrates its accomplishments over the last 3-4 months…

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