Who We Are

As the only public foundation in Georgia dedicated solely to women and girls, The Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s mission is to be a catalyst for change in the lives of women and girls. We strive to ensure that all women and girls in metro Atlanta live safe, economically self-sufficient, successful lives.


What We Do

The Atlanta Women's Foundation provides funding, resources, and evaluation support to nonprofits that provide programs to low-income women and girls to help them break the cycle of poverty. We also provide leadership development through our Women on Board nonprofit training workshops and Inspire Atlanta. Lastly, we build awareness and support through our issue area reports on barriers impeding low-income women and girls.

What You Can Do

You can help break barriers and build women in our community. Join our movement to ensure that all women and girls in Atlanta live safe and successful lives. From events, donor societies, leadership programs and more, there are several ways you can transform the lives of women and girls.


News & Events

Dr. Maya Angelou speaks at 1998 Numbers Too Big to Ignore luncheon

On the Quarter and a Quarter Acre and in AWF history

Twenty five years ago, in 1998, at just the second Numbers Too Big to Ignore luncheon we were honored to have Dr. Maya Angelou as our keynote speaker.  In her address, Dr. Maya Angelou encouraged women, girls and all people to be the composers of their lives. This 1998 luncheon marked a significant passage for…
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Staff Spotlight: Allison Bodner Smith

This month we are spotlighting AWF’s newest staff member, Allison Bodner Smith.  Allison joined the staff this month as our Donor Relations Manager.  In this role, she is responsible for donor-centered fundraising initiatives, managing volunteer and donor related events, sustaining and strengthening donor societies, managing current corporate and foundation grants, amongst other key items benefiting…
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2022 A Year in Review

Before we leap into the New Year, we want to take some moments to reflect on what your support made possible in 2022. The Atlanta Women’s Foundation strives to break barriers for women and girls in metro Atlanta so they can live economically self-sufficient, successful, safe, and healthy lives.  AWF supports organizations that improve the…
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