WaveMaking Women, Powerful Philanthropy

A special program in 2016 for Community Fund for Women & Girls' founders, alumnae and other "WaveMakers"

Fund founders, alumnae and other WaveMakers attended a special program about the impact of women's philanthropy. Photo Credit: Judy Sirota Rosenthal

The Community Fund for Women & Girls hosted a special program for fund founders, alumnae and other "WaveMakers" to hear the latest about women's philanthropy from Claire Costello of U.S. Trust, Bank of America Wealth Management.

Across the country and the globe, it is becoming more and more apparent that investing in success and advancement of women and girls results in greater outcomes for entire regions and countries. Read the High-Impact of Giving to Women and Girls guide from U.S. Trust.

Greater New Haven has its own champions for gender-related philanthropy, begun more than 20 years ago by a group of women committed to making change. Learn more about the Legacy of Promoting the Advancement of Women through the Community Fund for Women & Girls.

See also the quick guide to Giving through a Gender Lens.

And don't forget to check out the photo gallery from the event!