Connecting women who give

to needs that matter

About The Women’s Fund

The Women’s Fund mobilizes the power of women through collective philanthropy using a strategy of education, grantmaking and endowment building to create a better future for women and their families in the Redding area. Since 2009, we have made it our purpose

  • To build a vibrant and engaged membership committed to improving women’s lives and children’s futures.
  • To inspire women to make a difference through collective giving.
  • To raise community awareness of issues affecting women and families.
  • To improve long-term opportunities for women and families through annual grant making.
  • To grow a permanent endowment to support grant making and community forums.

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Past Grant Recipients

Shasta County Arts Council offered this Females in Filmmaking class when awarded a 2015 TWF grant. This video was made by one of the participants.


Terra Fuego of Chico offered wildfire training for women. Here two participants speak about their experience and their current employment.


TWF Presents Renowned Columnist Sharon Randall

  • August 3rd, 2016

The Women’s Fund will present renowned newspaper columnist and author Sharon Randall to Redding this September to benefit its Endowment Fund. Randall is one of the Record Searchlight’s most popular columnists and is excited to visit Redding on [...]

Member Selected Grant Focus Area Announced

  • May 27th, 2016

Members of The Women’s Fund have selected “Fostering Self-sufficiency” as the 2016 grant focus area.

The grant focus was announced at TWF’s State of the Fund event held at The McConnell Foundation headquarters in Redding on Thursday, May 26. [...]

February Forum to Address Homelessness

  • January 7th, 2016

The Women’s Fund on Thursday, February 11, will host a forum on solutions to homelessness.  The event will focus on the State of Utah’s strategy that has essentially solved chronic homelessness there while saving millions of taxpayers’ dollars. The forum [...]

TWF Awards $40,000 in Local Grants

  • December 8th, 2015

At its 6th Annual Celebration held October 30, The Women’s Fund announced 2015 grant awards to four local non-profits totaling $40,000.

Terra Fuego Resource Foundation of Chico received $12,000 to bring specialized firefighter training to Shasta County. A minimum of 10 [...]