BRINGING WOMEN TOGETHER TO BUILD A STRONGER COMMUNITY

At Women United, our mission is to engage with like-minded women, learn about community needs and philanthropy, and leverage collective giving to support human services for local women and children. We do this through Membership, and the more you give, the more we give.

LATEST NEWS

2019 Grant Finalists Announced

2019 Grant Finalists Announced

Women United in Philanthropy (WUP) Grants Committee selected five organizations as the finalists for the 2019 Human Services Grant Awards. WUP members, guests, and the general public are invited to attend the 2019 Grant Finalists Presentation on Tuesday, May 21, 2019,...

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LATEST GRANTS AWARDED

Our grants support local women and children. Learn more about our most recent giving below. To view our entire giving history, visit our Grants Awarded page.

2019: $30,000 to PACEM

2019: $30,000 to PACEM

Since 2004, PACEM has provided more than 96,000 total nights of shelter for homeless individuals in our community. PACEM is requesting funds to enable them to better serve homeless women.  They are using the funds to hire a dedicated case worker to serve the homeless...

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2019: $30,000 to the YMCA Early Childhood Learning Center

2019: $30,000 to the YMCA Early Childhood Learning Center

The Piedmont Family YMCA Early Learning Center offers quality full-day early learning for infants through preschoolers, enabling parents and family members to go to work knowing their children are in safe, stimulating environments. The Early Learning Center is...

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2018: $30,000 to Building Goodness Foundation

2018: $30,000 to Building Goodness Foundation

Building Goodness will use WUP’s $30,000 grant for projects with three local non-profits. By improving the spaces of two existing non-profits and building a playground for a budding Head Start program, this grant has the ability to provide transformation and impact to...

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JOIN US

Want to be a part of this like-minded group of women, learn about community needs and philanthropy, and leverage collective giving to support human services for local women and children? Becoming a member of Women United today is simple; individual memberships start at just $100. You’ll be invited to events, to participate in nominating and reviewing grants, and to celebrating our winners. Learn more on our Join Us page and visit our Who We Are page to learn more about the fantastic women that make up Women United.

“I’m constantly grateful for Women United, as it has been the source of many friendships, and my involvement continues to educate me about so many of the non-profit organizations doing great things in Charlottesville.” – Stacey McDonough (pictured center)