The Women’s Fund Receives over $7K for ‘Just Us Girls Stroll’

The downtown community came together for a great cause when 19 downtown Rochester shops participated in the inaugural “Just Us Girls Stroll.” It was an event created by Valerie Keuten, Pamela Krampf and Dianne Elnicky. Owners of Plain and Fancy Gift Shop, Antiques and Fine Jewelry by Pamela and Sole Sisters. Additional shops that participated were Aurum Design, Bellissima Bridal, Final Touch Designs, 4th Street Boutique, Hello Fancy, Holy Cannoli, Janet Varner, Kimi K Salon, LeConte Mens … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund is Looking for Grant Recipients

The Women’s Fund is looking for non-profit organizations that are in need of assistance and can benefit from their grants. The Women’s Fund provides grants to local non-profit organizations throughout Oakland County that help improve the lives of women in need. Their goal is to help women in need become financially independent … to have a “purse of their own.” Grants are awarded once a year and applications must be submitted by October 1, to be considered. Requests for funding must be … [Read more...]

Girl’s Night Out May 8

Girl’s Night Out May 8 to Benefit The Women's Fund … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund is Looking for Grant Recipients

The Women’s Fund is looking for non-profit organizations that are in need of assistance and can benefit from their grants. The Women’s Fund provides grants to local non-profit organizations throughout Oakland County that help improve the lives of women in need. Their goal is to help women in need become financially independent … to have a “purse of their own.” Grants are awarded once a year and applications must be submitted by October 15 to be considered. Requests for funding must be … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Hosts its Mid-Summer Soiree

On Thursday July 19, the Women's Fund of Rochester hosted their Mid-Summer Soiree. Over 100 guests strolled the gardens of Meadow Brook Hall while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, wine, and listening to the music of Maestro Harry Hovakimian. Moceri Companies, Dillman and Upton, Frank Rewold & Son and Ray Lighting Centers were among the sponsors of the evening’s event. The Women’s Fund was established in 2000. The fund was started by 100 women whose mission was to create a powerful legacy within … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Summer Soiree

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The Women’s Fund Summer Soiree July 19

The Women's Fund Summer Soiree will be at Meadow Brook Hall this Year The event is rain or shine with wine and hor d'oeurves. Purchase Tickets Online or send a check to:The Women's FundPO Box 80157Rochester MI 48307-0157Payable to: Community Foundation of Greater RochesterMemo line: The Women's FundTickets are $65 Patron tickets are $100 and includes a guided tour of the hall   The Women’s Fund was established in 2000 with the vision of helping women within the … [Read more...]

The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester Celebrates 35 Years as the Areas Center for Philanthropy

The Greater Rochester area is known for its giving spirit. Residents, organizations and businesses alike come together to give, in big and small ways, on a daily basis. Many of this giving is done behind the scenes. Unsung heroes help to make this community a premier place to live. Celebrating 35 years as the greater Rochester area’s center for philanthropy and endowed funds, the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester is possibly one of the community’s most valuable unsung heroes. The … [Read more...]

Career Dress of Pontiac and the Women’s Fund of Rochester

The Women's Fund of Rochester Presented a Check to Career Dress of Pontiac Career Dress is self-funded and has 10 dedicated volunteers who help women look professional for their job interviews. Last year alone they dressed 320 women. The Women's Fund grant will go towards bus passes and gas cards to get the women to Career Dress, to their job interview and hopefully economic independence. For more information on The Women's Fund and to find out how to help, go to  … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Helps Women in Need

The Women's Fund of the Greater Rochester Area Closes 2017 by Giving to Three Local Organizations The Women’s Fund, whose goal is to help improve the lives of women in need by helping them become financially independent, awarded grants to three local organizations in November. Career Dress, who promotes the economic independence of low to moderate income women by providing professional attire to women actively seeking employment, was this year’s recipient of a $7500 grant.  The money … [Read more...]