A CATALYST FOR CHANGE IN THE LIVES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS.

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OUR NEW ADDRESS

The AWF office has moved.
Please note that our new address is
3715 Northside Parkway, Suite 4-725
Atlanta, GA 30327.

 

Who We Are

As the only public foundation in Georgia dedicated solely to women and girls, The Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s mission is to be a catalyst for change in the lives of women and girls. We strive to ensure that all women and girls in metro Atlanta live safe, economically self-sufficient, successful lives.

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What We Do

The Atlanta Women's Foundation provides funding, resources, and evaluation support to nonprofits that provide programs to low-income women and girls to help them break the cycle of poverty. We also provide leadership development through our Women on Board nonprofit training workshops and Inspire Atlanta. Lastly, we build awareness and support through our issue area reports on barriers impeding low-income women and girls.

What You Can Do

You can help break barriers and build women in our community. Join our movement to ensure that all women and girls in Atlanta live safe and successful lives. From events, donor societies, leadership programs and more, there are several ways you can transform the lives of women and girls.

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News & Events

A dark yellow square with white L shape brackets in the top left hand corner and bottom right hand corner. In between the brackets in black letters is written 2021 Sue Wieland Embracing Possibility Award.

2021 Sue Wieland Embracing Possibility Award Honorees

This summer, we lost beloved former AWF Board Member, Sue Wieland. She served on the board from 2000 to 2006, and remained an active supporter and donor to AWF long after her board serviced ended. Sue was known for her generous spirit and big smile and believed passionately in giving back to the community. She…
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Poem by 2021 Atlanta Youth Poet Laureate

This year, we invited the 2021 Atlanta Youth Poet Laureate, Aanika Eragam, to read one of her poems at the 2021 Numbers Too Big To Ignore Luncheon. We were honored that she wrote a new poem specifically for the event. Aanika’s poem is a moving tribute to women and girls. The Women Beside Us By…
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A Look at Substance Abuse in Women and the Resources to Support Them

Thank you to guest contributor Michelle Giordano, M.S. Community Counseling, with the organization Live Another Day, for educating us on the barriers women face when it comes to mental health and substance abuse, national and local resources for help, and the change that need to be made to mental healthcare to better help women. It…
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