Improving the quality of life for women and girls in Waukesha County


When you donate to the Women and Girls Fund, your impact is felt by women and girls right here in Waukesha County. Our grant selection process ensures that your donation reaches women and girls who have various financial, medical, educational and emotional needs. Each year, the grant recipients may change according to the acute needs dictated by women and girls in the community. To view past recipients, click on “2017 Grant Awards” below.

Grant Application

Full grant applications are due into the WGF office no later than 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 28, 2018


  • 60% of families with children living below the federal poverty line are headed by single mothers.

  • 70% of working female caregivers made some change in their job to accommodate their caregiving role.

  • Nearly $800,000 in grants have been given by the Women and Girls Fund board.

Have a look at our 2017 Grant Awards


They know the organizations that are having great outcomes and making an impact on the community. They are good stewards of your funds. It certainly is one of the best places to invest.

Christy Brown, CEO Girl Scouts Wisconsin Southeast

I feel good that my gift can be spread out a bunch of different ways and be combined with other gifts so together we can make a difference and make an impact.

Sue Bellehumeur, Donor

Together we are building a legacy and planting a seed that will go on far beyond my years here.

Tracy Josetti, Former Trustee

It was important for WCAP to get a grant from the Women and Girls Fund because they have the reputation of vetting nonprofits well so when they had given us a grant, it told other people we are an organization to trust.

Page Remmers, Executive Director, Waukesha Community Arts Project

Opportunity is everything and without this program I am not sure – I’d probably still just be thinking about going to college.

Martha Hubert, Paving the Path to College Participant

View the Waukesha County Community Foundation’s Annual Report