In 1994, The New York Women’s Foundation inaugurated the Neighborhood Dinner Awards to honor women leaders of both non-for-profit businesses who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and committed involvement in neighborhood-based work on behalf of women and girls.Read more
Our annual fall gala honors individuals who have made significant contributions to supporting gender equity and social justice.Read more
In 1987, a small group of visionary women from diverse backgrounds joined forces to found The New York Women’s Foundation. Their goal was to identify and fund community organizations in New York City run by and for women whose programs assisted low-income women and girls in need of critical services and economic independence. The next spring, The Foundation held its first Celebrating Women Breakfast in a crowded church hall where $50,000 was awarded to our first 4 grantee partners.Read more
The Celebrating Women® Breakfast is the premier fundraising event for women by women in New York City. It is a seated march for women’s issues. It honors the strength and courage of our grantee partners; women who find groundbreaking solutions to seemingly intractable problems. Join us as we celebrate visionary women who serve as role models, leaders, and philanthropists. And last, but certainly not least, the Breakfast is about honoring our Board, Alumnae, and volunteers, whose courage and determination sustain and inspire us to keep moving forward.
Join us for this important and robust discussion with leading voices from journalism, media, community organizing, law and advocacy on the critical challenges facing women and girls today.
We are bringing together a terrific panel of expert leaders who will discuss their own experiences with incarceration and reentry, the particular needs of women and girls who are system involved, and the important role that formerly incarcerated women play in criminal justice reform and ending mass incarceration.Read more
Please join us at our Fall Gala at The Plaza where we’ll be honoring four extraordinary individuals that are working in their fields to make New York City a better place for women and families.Read more
Join us at the Neighborhood Dinner in Manhattan as we celebrate courageous leaders that are working to make their communities a better place for all.Read more
Join The New York Women’s Foundation and the Helene & Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship for our fifth annual True Partnerships event showcasing the result of a cross-sector partnership between young women of color, local government, community organizations and philanthropy, the Young Women’s Initiative.Read more
Join us for our 30th Anniversary Neighborhood Gathering in the Bronx!Read more
Join us for a discussion with Helen LaKelly Hunt, author of And the Spirit Moved Them: The Lost Radical History of America’s First Feminists featuring Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President, Union Theological Seminary Ana Oliveira, President & CEO, The New York Women’s FoundationRead more
A gathering of extraordinary women who support women and their families in New York City.
Malia will kick off a speaking program at 6:30 p.m. followed by remarks from The New York Women’s Foundation and a grantee partner speaker.
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Join us at our annual Celebrating Women Breakfast where we’ll be honoring:
Ana Maria Archila
Co-Executive Director, Center for Popular Democracy
Co-Founder, Make the Road New York
Anne E. Delaney
Former Board Chair, The New York Women’s Foundation
Vivian Denise Nixon
Executive Director, College and Community Fellowship
Executive Director, New York Civil Liberties Union
President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Executive Director, Arab American Association of New York
Co-Chair of the 2017 Women’s March
And our Board Alumnae and Grantee Partners
In partnership with the NYU Women’s Leadership Forum, please join us for a panel discussion on Where Women Stand: The First 100 Days of the New Administration.Read more
Join us for a panel discussion on our new Voices from the Field: Blueprint for Investing in Girls Age 0-8 report. Our expert panel will discuss the work currently being done to support the well-being of girls, their mothers and other caregivers, across NYC, and what more is needed from philanthropy, community, and government.Read more
The New York Women’s Foundation and Latham & Watkins’ Women Enriching Business, invite you to a spirited conversation with leading journalists, Maria Hinojosa, Anchor and Executive Producer of NPR’s Latino USA and Founder, President & CEO, Futuro Media Group, Feminista Jones, Writer & Activist, and Jodi Kantor, Reporter, The New York Times, on the impact of our presidential election on women and families.Read more
You are cordially invited to join The New York Women’s Foundation as we honor Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder & Co-Director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, Dina Habib Powell, Head of Goldman Sachs’ Impact Investing Business and President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, and Laurie M. Tisch, President of the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund.Read more
The New York Women’s Foundation and Circle of Sisters for Social Change invite you to join us at our Neighborhood Dinner in Queens honoring community leaders.Read more
Join us on March 28 at New York Law School for Life After Life in Prison: A Conversation on Women’s Incarceration.Read more