News

A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.

Keep an eye/ear out here for noteworthy information, especially about recent or important events within our community around the issues and trends impacting women & girls in our community, but also in our world.

Recent Updates

Emeriti Board Members Challenge Community with $14,000 Grant

On Oct. 21, 42 past and current members of the Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund Board of Directors came together in a historic Zoom meeting. The call to action […]

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Women’s Fund to Launch Phase II of Fond du Lac Says No More Initiative with Series of Men’s Focus Groups

Fond du Lac, Wis. – In response to an ongoing need to focus on the prevention of incidents of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse, the Fond du Lac […]

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Congrats Valerie Graczyk, 2020 Women of Achievement

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund has named Valerie Graczyk as the 2020 recipient of its Women of Achievement award. This award honors local women who, through visionary thinking, entrepreneurial spirit, leadership, […]

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2019 Grants Awarded Supporting Women & Girls

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund has awarded its 2019 grants. Programs selected are a mix of new programs and existing ones having a demonstrated record of success. Most 2019 awards […]

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Power of the Purse 2020

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund announces its 16th annual “Power of the Purse” luncheon, its largest fundraiser, on Wednesday, April 22nd , at Radisson Conference Center. Registration, networking, and […]

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2019 Grant Application Process Now Open

Aug 15 – October 15, 2019 Before you begin your application, please review information below related to our Funding Priorities, Criteria for Funding and Eligibility. Funding Priorities We award grants […]

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Be Inspired to be a Part of the Green Dot Story

Bystander Intervention ProjectKicks Off Community-wide June 21In Quest to End Local Violence Stories Connect Us One thing I’ve learned over the course of my nearly five decades on this earth […]

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This Mother’s Day Honor Mom with a Gift That Gives to Other Women and Girls

Ahhhh, Mother’s Day! What do you give the Mom who not only has everything, but has always been your beacon of love and generosity? This Mother’s Day, the Fond du […]

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Meet Maria, our new executive director

We, the Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund, are thrilled to announce the addition of Maria Turner to our team – serving as the organization’s new Executive Director. Turner has […]

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Power of the Purse 2019

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund announces its 15th annual “Power of the Purse” luncheon, its largest fundraiser, on Wednesday, April 17th , at Radisson Conference Center (previously Holiday Inn). […]

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