Community & Collaborations

Women’s Fund Investment in Girls on the Run Today is Building Leaders of Tomorrow

Studies Reveal a Majority of Top Executives Participated in Youth Sports Girls today are so much further ahead than I was at their age. I look at girls all around me – including my own two daughters, ages 14 and 18 – and cannot help but think, “Dang, girls! You rock!” They have a greater […]

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Motherhood

Empowering and supporting moms. The idea of a single day to celebrate our mom(s) is not nearly enough time to acknowledge the AMAZINGNESS of all the great women out there, who are putting their heart and soul, blood, sweat and tears into all they do for us. This month, we’re dedicating our work and focus […]

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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 Lac Area Women’s Fund is offering a beautifully designed card to be sent to Mom on your behalf and in her honor. With a minimum […]

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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 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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8 Modern Ways to Celebrate Women’s History

As Women’s History Month comes to a wrap… We hope you’ve had a chance to become more aware and appreciative of the countless women who have tirelessly fought for and paved the way to get women & girls to the point we’re at today. I’m all for honoring the past and learning all about those […]

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Congrats Daisy Frazier, 2019 Women of Achievement

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund has named Daisy Frazier as the 2019 recipient of its Women of Achievement award. This award honors local women who, through visionary thinking, entrepreneurial spirit, leadership, or philanthropy, has made a significant difference in the quality of life in this community. ABOUT DAISY Daisy Frazier embodies those qualities by working tirelessly in […]

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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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Equity is the Goal

by Shavana Talbert   “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”  -Shirley Chisholm As Black History Month comes to a close, I am left with circling thoughts surrounding this month-long anniversary. Did I do enough to highlight and underscore the innumerable achievements of Black folks? Was I intentional […]

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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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Finding & Being a Mentor

“A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” – Bob Proctor   Mentor… It’s a trendy buzzword that everyone is talking about. So you probably know that finding a mentor is important but it is absolutely necessary if you’re […]

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