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Essex County Community Foundation (EECF) www.eccf.org
ECCF’s mission is to promote local philanthropy and strengthen the nonprofit organizations in Essex County, MA.
Women’s Advocacy, Policy and Issue Research
The Women’s Funding Network www.womensfundingnetwork.org
As a global network and a movement for social justice, The Women’s Funding Network accelerates women’s leadership and invests in solving critical social issues – from poverty to global security – by bringing together the financial power, influence and voices of women’s funds.
The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women www.mass.gov/women
The mission of this public agency is to provide a permanent, effective voice for women across Massachusetts. The Commission stands for fundamental freedoms, basic human rights and the full enjoyment of life for all women throughout their lives.
Massachusetts Women’s Resource & Referral Network www.mcswnetwork.com
A service of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, this is an interactive, online resource and referral network to access information, services, agencies and organizations for Massachusetts’ women and their families.
Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy, John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston www.umb.edu/cwppp
The Center promotes women’s leadership by providing quality education, conducting research that makes a difference in women’s lives and serving as a resource for the empowerment of women from diverse communities across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, New England and the nation.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) www.aauw.org/about
This nationwide network works to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.
National Women’s Law Center www.nwlc.org
For over three decades, the Center has championed laws and policies that work for women and families.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research www.iwpr.org
The Institute conducts rigorous research and disseminates findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialog and strengthen families, communities and societies.
The Center for Women’s Policy Studies www.centerwomenpolicy.org
Founded in 1972, the Center conducts research and shapes public policy to improve women’s lives and preserve women’s human rights.
The Crittenton Women’s Union www.liveworkthrive.org
A social service provider, think tank and grassroots organization that works to transform the course of low-income women’s lives so that they can attain economic independence and create better futures for themselves and their families.
The National Council for Research on Women www.ncrw.org
A network of 120 leading research, policy and advocacy centers committed to improving the lives of women and girls.
The Women’s Research and Education Institute www.wrei.org
The Institute identifies issues affecting women and girls and their roles in the family, workplace and public arena, and informs and shapes public policy debate on these issues.
Women in the World Foundation www.womenintheworld.org
A movement dedicated to highlighting and driving solutions for advancing women and girls.
US Women Connect www.uswc.org
The national women’s action network linking US women and girls to the global women’s agenda.
Women’s Philanthropy Institute www.philanthropy.iupui.edu/
Part of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, the Institute’s mission is to further the understanding of women’s philanthropy through research, education and knowledge dissemination.
Center on Wealth & Philanthropy, Boston College www.bc.edu/research/cwp
Formerly The Social Welfare Institute, this multidisciplinary institute specializes in the study of spirituality, wealth, philanthropy and other aspects of cultural life in an age of affluence.
Women’s Perspective www.womensperspective.org
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing transformative education for women seeking to understand their spiritual and economic power.
Idealist.org Volunteer Resource Center www.idealist.org
Part of the Idealist.org website, the Resource Center is the starting place to learn more about finding volunteer opportunities in your neighborhood and around the globe.