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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.


WUP Newsletter Nov 2021

WUP Fall Newsletter now available online. Wanting to be more environmentally conscious, and knowing that the USPS mail remains inconsistent, we are moving to offering our newsletters on-line wherever possible.   [button...

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Impact Stories – Building Goodness Foundation

The Building Goodness Foundation received a grant in the amount of $30,000 in 2018 which provided support to three local non-profits:Camp Holiday Trails received new windows and a sliding glass door in their dining area, resulting in better light and a view of nature...


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.

2021 Human Services Grant Awards

The Women United in Philanthropy (WUP) is proud to announce the grant award winners for 2021. This year WUP awarded two grants of $17,500 each and a third grant of $5,000, for a total of $40,000 in grant awards. Congratulations to all the winners!    The winners...

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2020: $25,000 Grant to Piedmont CASA

Piedmont CASA - Bridges to Success for Older Youth in Foster Care. Piedmont CASA provides trained volunteers and professional staff to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children and youth, promoting and supporting safe, permanent, and nurturing...

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2020: $25,000 Grant to AHIP

AHIP (Albemarle Housing Improvement Program) – Safe at Home program. This program responds to the urgent housing needs of Charlottesville and Albemarle families with children and youth under age 18. Their objective is to complete at least 30 critical home repairs for...

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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 $120. You’ll be invited to events, to participate in nominating and reviewing grants, and to celebrate our winners. Click here for WUP Overview 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)