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.
2014 impact awards
march 13, 2014
The 2014 Impact Awards will celebrate five Chicago-area women and men for their dedication to increasing resources and opportunities for women and girls in the Chicago area.
Nominees can be current or emerging leaders of any age and come from any field, including but not limited to the arts, business, community organizing, education, faith-based work, journalism, law, medicine, philanthropy, and public or community service.
Click here to download the nomination form (Word document).
Nominations will close promptly at 5 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2013.
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51% left behind
"We can't leave 51% of the world behind. This is a statement you've heard many times over, and I have to reiterate it again. We cannot leave women and girls behind. We are 51% of the population. You're leaving a big void by not investing in women and girls, and you're not going to get the returns if you don't invest in women and girls."
~K. Sujata, President/CEO of Chicago Foundation for Women
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This month, K. Sujata, CFW's CEO/President weighs in on the subject.
Read the full article HERE.
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