Together at the White House Summit for Advancing Equity on Nov. 13, Lee Roper-Batker (president, Women’s Foundation of Minnesota), Teresa Younger (left; president, Ms. Foundation for Women), and Ana Oliveira (right; president, New York Women’s Foundation) announced Prosperity Together.

Women’s Foundation of Minnesota and Partners Pledge $100 Million to Create Pathways to Economic Security for Women and Their Families in America

Watch Video of the Prosperity Together Announcement at The White House

NOV. 13 – Today the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, a member of Prosperity Together, a nonpartisan partnership of public U.S. women’s foundations, helped announce the launch of a collective five-year, $100 million funding commitment by public women’s foundations to create pathways to economic security for low-income women and their families in America. The partnership will fund local programs with a proven track record in providing low-income women with access to job training and child care, among other supports.


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See the statewide results of our leadership as a community foundation to drive gender equality and create generational well-being for women and families in Minnesota, here.