Community & Collaborations

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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More Happenings

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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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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Leadercast Women 2018 Fond du Lac – Top Takeaways

Leadercast Women was amazing. Best leadership event ever. That’s not big talk or excitement from our end alone. It’s what we’ve heard time and time again from the many women and men who joined us that day. If you missed it, here’s a recap: We were inspired by the stories of women leading within. We […]

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