The Women and Girls Development Fund
application process is open
with applications due March 4, 2014.

Annual Event for the Women and Girls Development Fund:
Women Wisdom Wine

 

 


About

The Women and Girls Development Fund is one of three community outreach funds of the San Antonio Area Foundation. Created in 2009,  this Fund builds a community of women who bring positive change through philanthropy. Women leaders pool their collective giving power to support charitable programs that allow women and girls to reach their full potential. 

Mission

Build a community of philanthropists to foster leadership and support programs that enable women and girls to reach their full potential



The grant application process is open with applications due March 4, 2014. View the list of 2013 Women and Girls Development Fund grant recipients here.

The Fund awards grants in the following areas:

  • Health- The health and wellness of women and girls is vital to a community. The Fund will support programs that encourage physical activity, educate the community on health issues that impact women and girls, and provide access to care. The Fund is especially concerned with breast cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.
  • Education- Education is paramount to a sustainable community. The Fund will support programs that provide women and girls access to education and provide opportunities for life advancement. The Fund will support programs that foster leadership, promote arts and culture, and encourage engineering and science. Additionally, the Fund will support cutting-edge research that contributes to the development of women and girls.
  • Social/Human Services- The advancement of women and girls is dependent upon their social well-being. The Fund will support programs that address social issues in the female community such as teen pregnancy and abuse. The Fund will also support programs that foster dialogue and education in these issues.

Women & Girls Development Fund Committee

Jelynne Burley, Co-Chair
CPS Energy

Laura Tamez, Co-Chair
Herrera Law Firm

Terry Brechtel, Immediate Past Co-Chair
Alamo Regional Mobility Authority

Roz Anderson
Business Partners - IBM Americas

Palmira Arellano
Methodist Healthcare

Judge Antonia (Toni) Arteaga
57th Judicial District Court

Anamaria Suescun-Fast
Guerra DeBerry Coody

Frances A. Gonzalez
City of San Antonio

Lori Houston
City of San Antonio

Mary Ullmann Japhet
San Antonio Sports

Janie E. Lopez, PHR
NuStar Energy

Patricia Mejia
City of San Antonio

Catherine (Covita) Moroney, CFRE
Methodist Healthcare Ministries

Bonnie Munroe
Munroe Marketing and Business Development