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JOB POSTINGS
(Feb. 11, 2016) The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota is seeking to hire a Major Gift Officer, Marketing and Communications Officer, and Senior Program Officer. Positions will be open until filled. > Learn more


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Celebrate Women’s Leadership + Drive Gender Equity

The Stir, an annual fundraising event of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, is the Twin Cities’ premier corporate women’s networking and leadership event of the year! There, you’ll join nearly 1,000 corporate women (and men, too) for an evening of professional learning, networking, and celebration of women’s leadership.

We envision a world of equal opportunity where women and girls – and all people – hold the power to create and live safe, prosperous lives. By attending The Stir and making a gift that night, you support our annual grantmaking, research, and policy work – each, a critical part of creating pathways to that equal, safe, and prosperous world for all!

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Announcing at The White House Summit for Advancing Equity is Lee Roper-Batker (president, Women’s Foundation of Minnesota), Teresa Younger (left; president, Ms. Foundation), and Ana Oliveira (right; president, New York Women’s Foundation).

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

WATCH: Video of the Prosperity Together announcement at The White House…

At The White House on Nov. 13, the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota helped announce the launch of Prosperity Together, a nonpartisan partnership of public U.S. women’s foundations who have collectively committed $100 million over the next five years 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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2015 LEADERSHIP & LEGACY LUNCHEON
Celebrating Donor-Partners and Honoring Wenda Weekes Moore
Warmest thanks from the Board of Trustees and staff of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota to all who attended our 2015 Leadership & Legacy Luncheon at The Minikahda Club on Sept. 30. More…


Stanford Social Innovation Review
Rethinking Spending Rates By Lee Roper-Batker, Women’s Foundation president & CEO
Endowment spending rates are at the heart of every foundation and should hold deep connections to mission alignment, values, and governance. More…


2015 IMPACT REPORT
See the statewide results of our leadership as a statewide community foundation to drive gender equity for girls and women in Minnesota who experience the greatest disparities in outcome, here.