Press

Press Releases

Washington Women's Foundation Announces New President
August 20, 2014

Washington Women's Foundation Awards $500,000 in Pooled Fund Grants to Five Local Nonprofits
June 13, 2013

Washington Women's Foundation Elects 3 New Board Directors 
October 30, 2012

Washington Women's Foundation Awards $475,000 in Pooled Grants to Five Local Nonprofits
June 14, 2012

Washington Women's Foundation Elects New Board Director
October 27, 2011

Washington Women's Foundation Staff Promotions
October 10, 2011

Washington Women's Foundation Awards $475,000 in Pooled Grants to Five Local Nonprofits
June 15, 2011

WashingtonWomen’s Foundation Awards $475,000 in Pooled Grants to Five Local Nonprofits; Reaches $10 million in Collective Giving
June 18, 2010

Washington Women's Foundation to Award $475,000 in Large Impact Community Grants in 2010
February 3, 2010

Washington Women's Foundation Elects Three New Directors to Board
September 30, 2009

Washington Women's Foundation Awards $475,000 in Pooled Grants to Five Local Nonprofits
June 17, 2009

Washington Women's Foundation to Award $475,000 in Large Impact Community Grants in 2009
February 4, 2009

Washington Women's Foundation Introduces New Leadership Team
September 18, 2008

Washington Women's Foundation Awards $500,000 in Grants
June 18, 2008

 

Articles about the Foundation

Charitable Bonding
Puget Sound Business Journal
March 28, 2014

Helping Hands: New approaches to philanthropy
Alaska Airlines Magazine, pp. 106-120
August 2011

In Person: Yang Lan nurtures philanthropy among China's newly wealthy
Seattle Times
July 24, 2011

Philanthropy’s Indian Country learning curve
Puget Sound Business Journal
May 20, 2011

Trend: Giving Equally
Seattle Magazine
May 2011

Women of Influence: Judith Runstad
Puget Sound Business Journal
November 19, 2010

People on the Move: Promotions, hires and recognitions in South Sound
Business Examiner
November 11, 2010

Emergency Food Network receives $100,000 grant
Business Examiner
June 24, 2010

Washington Women’s Foundation makes grants
Puget Sound Business Journal
June 18, 2010

PCC Farmland Trust names new director to pursue its mission
Seattle Times
June 10, 2010

Questions for Carla Lewis, President of Washington Women's Foundation
Puget Sound Business Journal
January 15, 2010

Donations to PCC Farmland Trust Up 110 Percent Despite Economy
Seattle Times Online
January 21, 2009

National Philanthropy Day: The Resiliency of Philanthropy in Tough Times
by Anne Farrell, Washington Women's Foundation Board Member
Seattle Times
November 14, 2008

Tumultuous Times Call for Renewed Commitment to Community
by Colleen Willoughby, Washington Women's Foundation Founder
Seattle PI
November 5, 2008

Washington Women's Foundation: Getting more women into the ranks of givers
Seattle Times
April 30, 2007

Women's foundation sets up $2.1 million nest egg
Puget Sound Business Journal
February 19, 2007

Seattle at the Forefront of Giving: Local Philanthropists open more than wallets
Seattle PI
June 28, 2006

Philanthropy, A New Breed
Town and Country Magazine
June 2005

Charity Belle: Colleen Willoughby helps give money away
People Magazine
November 30, 1998

 

Foundation Awards

Distinguished Leader Award, Presented by LEAD, Thurston Co., January 2007

Mark Matthews Service to Children Award, Presented by Childhaven, November 2006