Women In Philanthropy

Now Accepting - FY19-20 Request For Proposals

Women In Philanthropy harnesses the passion and commitment of women to invest in helping local youth succeed in school and in life. When you join Women In Philanthropy, you not only have the opportunity to collarborate with other local women leaders to address issues of mutual concern, but you also become a member of an influential national network of nearly 520,000 Women In Philanthropy members in 130 communities throughout the United States.

When Women Come Together, Young Lives Are Changed

We focus our energy and resources on improving the quality of life for children and youth in Santa Cruz County. We know that youth-inclusive communities are more likely to grow and propser - by giving children and youth the tools they need to succeed, we are investing in a thriving Santa Cruz County!

It's true that every community needs strong advvocates who understands their problems, know their potential, and can offer solutions. At the same time, lasting change can occur only when a dedicated, well-organized network shares their solutions and strategies throughout communities.

That's where Women In Philanthropy comes in - we cultivate, inspire, and harness the power of local women to create lasting change. 

What are the advantages of joining?

An annual contribution of $1,000 or more to United Way of Santa Cruz County's Women In Philanthropy includes:

  • Participate in important funding decisions for programs that impact success for local youth

  • Belong to a community of 50 like-minded women who share their passions, ideas, and strengths

  • Participate in leadership events throughout Santa Cruz County hosted by United Way

  • Collaborate with business and community leaders

Questions? Contact us directly at 831-465-220 or email kfrost@unitedwaysc.org