A CATALYST FOR CHANGE IN THE LIVES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS.

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.

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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.

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News & Events

2022 Sue Wieland Embracing Possibility Award Honorees

The Sue Wieland Embracing Possibility Award is a special grant of $20,000 given annually to one of our grantee partner organizations. The selected organization demonstrates an outstanding ability to make a significant impact in the lives of women and girls through their ongoing work and by using an example of one individual that the organization…
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Getting Ready for Rita

AWF is excited to have Rita Moreno Award-Winning Actress, Dancer & Singer speak at our 2022 Numbers Too Big To Ignore Luncheon. From her humble upbringing living in poverty to overcoming racism and sexism in Hollywood, Rita’s inspirational story is one of breaking barriers. Rita Moreno has won all four of the most prestigious awards…
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Meet AWF’s New Board Members

Last month we welcomed eight new members to the AWF Board of Directors. The new class of board members are leaders in their field and the community, representing a range of industries from across Atlanta. The new members of the Board of Directors are: Fiona Bell Fiona graduated with a Bachelor of Art in English…
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