Women’s Foundation of Southern Indiana (2005-Current)
Women’s Foundation of Southern Indiana is a fund of the Community Foundation which began in 2005 as a way to honor and support women and children in Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties. The organization’s advisory board meets monthly to concentrate on goals and mission for the organization. The Women’s Foundation advisory board also has been evaluating the needs are of women in Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties.
The Women’s Foundation of Southern Indiana will be the most recognized supporter of women’s success in Southern Indiana
Working together to create ways to improve women’s lives in Southern Indiana.
This mission will be achieved by:
– Developing financial resources that effect change for women
– Identifying human resources that provide support and advocacy for women
– Implementing a public awareness campaign that targets the needs and advances made on behalf of women
Guided by an Advisory Board comprised of community representatives who reflect the diversity of our Southern Indiana communities, more than 100 women are now involved in moving The Women’s Foundation of Southern Indiana forward.
The Women’s Foundation is dedicated to supporting organizations that work to improve conditions and opportunities for women in Southern Indiana via grants and volunteer initiatives. Focus areas of the fund will be defined through periodic needs assessments as identified by the Southern Indiana Women’s Foundation Advisory Board and other committed volunteers. Focal issues today include family, community, health, youth, civic, culture, and education.
The Women’s Foundation of Southern Indiana holds funds at the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana that increase the financial resources available to programs and organizations by and for women and girls in Floyd and Clark counties. The Women’s Foundation receives staff support from the Community Foundation in asset development, grant making, public relations, investments and administration.