BRINGING WOMEN TOGETHER TO BUILD A STRONGER COMMUNITY
At Women United, our mission is to engage with like-minded women, learn about philanthropy, and leverage collective giving for local women and children. We do this through Membership, and the more you give, the more we give.
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.
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...read more
International Neighbors is seeking to transition from an all-volunteer effort into a sustainable non-profit structure with paid staff for the first time. Recognizing that a sense of well-being, control, and self-efficacy in the face of challenges are fundamental to...read more
Increasing diversity and multicultural awareness in the local public school systems is the mission of African American Teaching Fellows (AATF). To help achieve this, AATF is using their $25,000 Women United grant to provide college tuition assistance to five African...read more
Want to be a part of this like-minded group of women, learn about philanthropy, and leverage collective giving 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)
On March 19, 2019, Women United in Philanthropy (WUP) hosted an educational panel discussion Discovering Resilience: How Trauma Impacts Children and Adults with over 100 people in attendance. The discussion was moderated by Alicia Lenahan, President of Piedmont CASA...read more
On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, Women United in Philanthropy (WUP) awarded $60,000 in grants, $30,000 each to two local non-profits serving women and children in Charlottesville and surrounding counties. The recipients were announced at the 2018 Human Services Grant...read more