Fall 2015 launch will raise awareness, enhance opportunities, elevate women and girls CHICAGO, IL (JANUARY 13, 2015) Chicago Foundation for Women is leading a city-wide effort […]
Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) is celebrating its 30th birthday by leading a city-wide effort to identify the most pressing issues facing women and girls […]
By: K. Sujata, President/CEO of Chicago Foundation for Women Originally posted in Crain’s Chicago Business Nearly two-thirds of Americans think the distribution of income and […]
Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune When we look around Thursday for objects of our gratitude, let’s include K. Sujata, who is giving Chicago a reason to […]
Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune Most of us don’t have to evolve our deeply held values under the watchful eye of the public. We believe what […]
K. Sujata, Crain’s Just as the economy was emerging from the Great Recession, Illinois was battered by the Great Budget Impasse. Despite the temporary budget […]
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT What Happens on November 9? Just like most other people who read or watch the news, I cannot wait […]
Paul Sullivan, The New York Times K. Sujata, president and chief executive of the Chicago Foundation for Women, oversaw a merger in 2012, when her nonprofit […]
Dear Friends, We faced an unprecedented election last night. The results might have seemed contrary to all expectations. It might also seem to be a […]
By Tim Sandoval and Eden Stiffman, The Chronicle of Philanthropy Credit: The Chronicle of Philanthropy Thousands of nonprofits across the nation that participated in Giving Tuesday raised […]
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT What Sustains Us. The tumultuous presidential election will no doubt bring many changes over the next few months and […]
Mahjabeen Syed, Chicago Woman Magazine In light of current events, there is no better time to assess the current state of women and women’s issues […]
We don’t yet know everything 2017 will bring, but as we revisit the major events and cultural moments of the past year, it is helpful […]
Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) announced 47 grants totaling $1,087,000 to Chicago nonprofits committed to strengthening women’s economic security and reproductive justice. CFW’s fall grant […]
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT January 21 is Only the Beginning. Since the election, we have heard from people across the Chicago region. Men […]
Grant funds will support grassroots organizing and civic engagement in first 100 days of the Trump administration January 4, 2017 — Chicago Foundation for Women […]
Kelly Bauer, DNA Info A group that pushes for gender equality is offering thousands of dollars worth of grants during the first 100 days of […]
Stephen Gosset, Chicagoist The election of Donald Trump brought forth a wave of outreach and support for a seemingly endless spectrum of rights and benefits […]
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