The 2017 Annual Meeting: Celebrating $5 Million in Cumulative Giving!

Nearly 500 members. Five local nonprofits granted a combined $440,000 this year – marking the first time the WIF has fully funded grant requests across all categories. And, as the crowd of WIF members and guests acknowledged with a champagne toast, more than $5 million in collective giving to organizations serving critical needs in the community since the WIF was launched in 2003…

Rinehart Wealth & Investment Advisory Sponsors 2017’s Women & Wisdom

Rinehart Wealth believes strongly in giving back to the community, and it is one of the core principles of the business that Mary Rinehart founded over 30 years ago. This philanthropic focus continues today as the firm proudly donates 10 percent of profits to charitable organizations every year while as a team, associates volunteer quarterly for various charities and organization…

Exploring WIF Values: Strategic Impact

The process of strategic investment in our community does not end when we award one of our grants to an organization. Our members also invest back into the community by becoming involved with individual non-profit organizations, possibly even some of our grant recipients. They give their talent, passion and network that they cultivate through Women’s Impact Fund…

Exploring WIF Values: Stewardship

By all accounts, stewardship is defined as the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care; or the conducting, supervising, or managing of something. Most definitions of stewardship I’ve seen are typically comprised of action words: Managing. Caring for. Supervising…

Exploring WIF Values: Connections

Today we are both more connected and more isolated than in the past. With the Internet and social media, we can instantly communicate our thoughts and “likes” to others with a simple click. In many cases we substitute convenience for deep personal connections with individuals and our community…

Exploring WIF Values: Equality

The fact that each member makes an equal contribution to the grant pool and has an equal vote in awarding grants is one of the many reasons why Women’s Impact Fund (WIF) is a special organization. In many organizations, decisions are made by a select few versus a majority vote. Regardless of your title, tenure or time spent volunteering with WIF, your vote as to which non-profit project WIF should select for investment carries the same weight..