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Texas Women’s Foundation Invests Nearly $9.2 Million in Texas Women and Girls 

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The Dallas-based organization, the world’s largest regional funder benefiting women, distributed $7.1 million in grants to 223 nonprofits and $2.1 million in programs to build more equitable communities

DALLAS, Texas, September 8, 2022 – Texas Women’s Foundation continues to lead social and economic change for women and girls in Texas post-pandemic as needs grew. During the organization’s fiscal year (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022), the Foundation invested nearly $9.2 million in advancing its mission through research, advocacy, innovative programs and solutions and grant-making.

Highlights:

  • The Foundation, guided by its research and community input, responded through targeted initiatives, its community grant cycle and giving circle partnerships to address the pressing needs of the women and girls and their families. The total collective amount of $7,102,079 was distributed in grants to 223 nonprofit organizations. See charts below for distribution of granting by program area, geography and total granted. For a complete list of grantees, visit txwf.org/grants.
  • An additional $2.1 million was invested in programs that advance the mission and commitment to creating leadership opportunities to build a stronger, more equitable community where women and girls are full participants. Examples include the support of the Foundation’s leadership programs such as the Young Women’s Initiative, advocacy efforts and giving circles.
  • The steady pace of donor advised funds aided the stability needed by organizations to meet the needs of their clients.

According to Miki Woodard, Texas Women’s Foundation president and chief executive officer, “Thanks to our supporters, donors and the community, we are able to invest in the lives of women and girls through these grants. The lingering impact of the pandemic on disadvantaged populations has been difficult as they are faced with increased evictions, lack of health care and child care.”

To learn more about the grants, visit txwf.org/grants.

About Texas Women’s Foundation: 

Texas Women’s Foundation is Transforming Texas for Women and Girls, empowering them to build stronger, more equitable communities. One of the world’s largest women’s foundations, the Foundation raises funding from a broad base of donors, including individuals, foundations and corporations. In Fiscal Year 2022, these resources supported more than $7.1 million in investments that advance economic security and leadership for Texas women and girls through groundbreaking research, advocacy, grants and programs. Since inception in 1985, the Foundation has invested $74 million in women and girls, including $60 million since 2011. The Foundation’s statewide research on issues affecting women and girls provides decision-makers and lawmakers with critical data to inform policies, practices and programs in the state. Its advocacy, grant-making and innovative programs support solutions that help Texas women and girls thrive. In addition, Texas Women’s Foundation is an acknowledged leader and advocate in the gender lens investing movement and has deployed 100 percent of its assets – endowments, operating investments and donor-advised funds – in a gendered impact portfolio that yields strong financial returns and social benefits to women and girls. For more information, visit www.txwf.org, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Instagram or donate now.

 

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