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

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 worked extensively in nonprofit agencies, several dedicated to the support and protection of women and children. She has held executive level leadership roles at CASA […]

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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). Registration, networking, and prize baskets raffle start at 10:30 a.m., with the luncheon and program from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund […]

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Exciting Opportunity Now Available: Executive Director Search Underway

The Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund is actively searching for a passionate and experienced candidate to lead the organization during exciting times of growth and support locally. The search for Executive Director follows news of Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund current Executive Director, Lori Namur, accepting a new opportunity. Namur has been with […]

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2018 Grants Awarded Supporting Women & Girls

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund has awarded its 2018 grants. Programs selected are a mix of new programs and existing ones having a demonstrated record of success. Most 2018 awards address an aspect of the Women’s Fund’s current initiative, Fond du Lac Says No More: Preventing Violence Against Fond du Lac Area Women and Children. Congrats […]

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2018 Annual Appeal

The Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund took a major leap this year by taking on an issue spanning far beyond the interior walls of any single home in our community. We took a stand and said “No More” to silencing the voices of women and children who are victims of domestic abuse and sexual […]

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About your Leadercast Women 2018 Panelists

Leadercast Women 2018 is right around the corner. The livestream is sure to be amazing and our local women leadership panel is the perfect addition. Get more details on the event  |  Get your tickets! Meet Kyla* Kyla Heyer is a business owner, social media specialist, co-creator of “Oh That Mom Glow”, and a mom. […]

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Fond du Lac striving to become a hub in women’s leadership.

When you think of women’s leadership in the state, where does your big, beautiful brain take you? Perhaps you think of one of the major cities in our state – Madison, Milwaukee, Green Bay… or a great company making waves in this area? Here – in Fond du Lac – we see a giant opportunity […]

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2018 Grant Guidelines & Application

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund mission statement: The Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund promotes positive change in the lives of Fond du Lac area women and girls through grants to local 501(c)3 organizations for programs consistent with its mission; engages women in philanthropy; and creates community understanding of the strengths and challenges of […]

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Leadercast Women coming to Fond du Lac

Register Now! Friday, Oct 12, 2018 7:00 AM – 2:45 PM | Holiday Inn Fond Du Lac Cost: $100 per person (includes light breakfast & lunch) Get your tickets The Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund is thrilled to bring women AND men together to celebrate women in leadership throughout our community and beyond. We’re hosting a live […]

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Girls On The Run Fond du Lac Signature Program

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund has selected Girls on the Run Fond du Lac as a signature program for the next five years.  This program not only aligns with the collaborative Fond du Lac Says No More: Preventing Violence against Women & Children initiative strategy, but the program curriculum, working with girls in grades […]

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