Women for Women members participated in the eNOugh campaign, Buncombe County's public education effort aimed at increasing awareness and community engagement in addressing domestic violence. 

Women for Women giving circle brings women together in an engaging and meaningful way. By combining financial resources and working with others, Women for Women makes high-impact grants to improve the lives of women and girls in our region. Since 2006, Women for Women has given more than $3 million to programs helping women and girls in our region.

Our mission is to improve the lives of women and girls through women’s collective giving. Our vision is to empower women to take action, inspire hope and possibility and strengthen Western North Carolina. 

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The Women for Women grant program supports the facilitation of safe living environments for women and girls.  Learn more about the Women for Women Grant Program.

Here’s How Women for Women works:


I joined WFW after the annual luncheon. The sheer number of women present, the speaker and her message, the grants and their direct and considerable impact – all of these things combined with the confidence I have in CFWNC led to my decision.
 – Leah Wong Ashburn, member since 2015
  • Members commit to a tax-deductible gift of $1,100 per year for three years.
  • Members learn about regional issues affecting women and girls and make high-impact grants that help disadvantaged women.
  • Each member has a voice and a vote in how funds are distributed.
  • The level of participation in group activities – such as reviewing grant proposals or making site visits – is totally flexible and set by each individual.

The expertise and guidance of key leaders and organizations is sought in Women for Women’s research, grantmaking and educational activities. As a result, each member becomes a more inspired and informed philanthropist.

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Women for Women always welcomes new members.  As our membership grows, so does our capacity to help. Our current membership consists of over 290 women.

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