Unique opportunities for savvy, socially conscious investors

Chicago Foundation for Women offers savvy, socially conscious investors a unique opportunity: to directly impact the lives of women, girls, trans, and gender non-binary individuals right here, in our community.

Ways To Invest

Legacy Gifts

Your planned gift – a bequest from your estate to CFW – will ensure that your values are passed on to future generations of women and girls. For details on making a planned gift or bequest, including making CFW a beneficiary of your charitable trust, individual retirement account or life insurance policy, contact the Development Team at Learn More

Matching Gifts

You may be able to double your donation to CFW through our matching gift program. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. Gifts from employees’ spouses and retirees may also qualify for a match. For more information, contact the Development Team at Learn More

Donor Advised Funds

By establishing a Donor Advised Fund (DAF), you can recommend the specific organizations or issue areas to receive support with additional administrative convenience, tax advantages and expertise. For information on establishing a CFW Donor Advised Fund, for more information, contact the Development Team at Learn More

Catalyst Fund

For the 12th year, Chicago Foundation for Women is raising dollars to match funds provided by the Groundswell Fund’s core program, the Catalyst Fund, a national initiative to bring new funding to Women of Color-led reproductive justice work. For more information, contact the Development Team at Learn More

Count Me In

More than 7,500 people in metropolitan Chicago are already investing in the future of women and girls.