Investing in the power of women and girls to build stronger, more equitable communities
Texas Women’s Foundation, also known as Dallas Women’s Foundation, is driving meaningful social and economic change for women, girls and families through research, advocacy, grantmaking and innovative programs.
Texas Women’s Foundation produces research, Economic Issues for Women in Texas, that looks at policies and practices at the state level that identifies areas of opportunity where innovation and investment can help strengthen women and their families. This information provides decision-makers and lawmakers with critical data to inform policies, practices and programs in the state.
With our Army of Advocates, Texas Women’s Foundation is increasing the voices speaking out for women and girls across Texas to drive social changes on issues that build an equitable society.
Texas Women’s Foundation raises money to support community programs and projects that respond to the needs of women, girls and families. Since its inception in 1985, the Foundation has invested $74 million in women and girls, including $60 million since 2011.
Texas Women’s Foundation supports and develops unique and effective programs for women and girls to acquire, refine and strengthen their leadership skills and potential.
Women’s Leadership Institute is a program developed by C-suite executives to enhance and accelerate the pipeline of women in executive leadership in Texas.
Young Women’s Initiative is a program that centers young women of color, ages 16-24, empowering them to amplify their voices and make change in under-resourced communities. They do this through advocacy, micro-granting and leading a program, BestSelf, that targets girls ages 11-6 to find their voice, build confidence and leadership skills.