|Chicago Foundation for Women raises money to fund and support organizations that help women and girls—it's all about making smarter connections between need, money and solutions.
We improve the lives of women and girls through grants, advocacy, leadership development, and public and grantee education.
annual luncheon makes history!
Our 29th Annual Luncheon was a huge success and historic. We met ALL of our matches - including our $100,000 day of match - to make this is the highest grossing Annual Luncheon is CFW's history
Thank you for supporting women and girls!
Billie Jean King being interviewed
by WBEZ's Cheryl Raye-Stout
At our 29th Annual Luncheon, we featured Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC).
Watch the video and learn more about their Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program.
adela cepeda: cfw champion
Meet one of CFW's longtime Annual Luncheon supporters who is serving as one of the co-chairs of this year's event. Adela Cepeda has been called "one of the city's most prominent Latina businesswomen" for her successful financial acumen.
Watch the series of videos below to learn more about this phenomenal woman!
Our city's women are facing many complex, interrelated and life-altering struggles that are not gaining the traction needed to hit our local headlines.
Read K. Sujata's, our President/CEO, newest Huffington Post article, An Open Letter to the Chicago Media.
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