INTRODUCING CFW'S 2014 Impact Awards Honorees
This year's awards will celebrate five Chicago-area women and men for their dedication to increasing resources and opportunities for women and girls in the Chicago area. Meet our 2014 honorees:
Former Executive Director of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and Co-Founder of Chicago Foundation for Women
Executive Director, Project NIA, co-founder of the Chicago Taskforce on Violence Against Women and Girls
Founding Member, Apna Ghar, Inc.
High school student, LGBTQ ally and advocate, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance
Anne Marie Murphy, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force
Allstate and The Allstate Foundation
Allstate and The Allstate Foundation are receiving the Corporate Leadership Award for their longstanding philanthropic support to fight domestic violence and protect domestic violence survivors.
For full bios of the honorees and to purchase tickets, visit our event page.
closer to her dreams
Fatimah receiving her Bronze Star Medal
In our third installment of the “Out of Poverty” series, we highlight women veterans and how one CFW funded program is encouraging self-employment or business ownership as a pathway to economic security, independence and empowerment. Read "Closer to her dreams."
CFW 2012-2013 Annual report
Our 2012 – 2013 Annual Report is now available online.
Take a moment to read the personal stories that showcase Chicago Foundation for Women’s true reach. You will see first-hand that - through CFW’s leadership development, coalition building, education and grants - our impact on the women and girls of Chicago is far reaching.