NEWS


Applications for Positions with Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota Cabinet Available
Governor Mark Dayton, Lt. Governor Tina Smith, and the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota invite young women from across the state to apply for open positions with the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota.

Young women between the ages of 16 and 24, especially those from underrepresented communities, are invited to apply for the 14 open positions on the Young Women’s Cabinet. Applications will be accepted through August 22, 2017. >> Find out more and apply!


Women’s Foundation President and CEO Lee Roper-Batker Profiled in Philanthropy Women
Lee’s thought-leadership and strategic vision to achieve gender and racial equity statewide is highlighted in Philanthropy Women’s: “Scaling the Mount Everest of Gender Equality in Minnesota.


Women’s Foundation of Minnesota Announces New Staff, Promotions
The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota announces the addition of a new staff member, and the promotions of three existing staff members. >> More…

Women’s Foundation of Minnesota Invests $971,500 in One-Year Grants (2017) to Drive Gender Equity in Minnesota

Press Releases:
girlsBEST Fund
Innovation Fund
MN Girls Are Not For Sale Fund
Pathways to Prosperity Fund


Mapping the Demand: Sex Buyers in Minnesota, new research funded by the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, is key to creating targeted strategies to disrupt the market for sex trafficking and end the demand.

>> Read the Executive Summary
>> Read the Press Release

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