The Women Effect Fund is a 501(c)(3) collaborative donor fund, hosted by the New Venture Fund, that was founded in 2015 by an eclectic group of donors, foundations and public charities who are jointly dedicated to an intersectional approach towards achieving true equality for all women.
Our Governing Board
Rockefeller Family Fund
Amalgamated Bank Foundation
Fran Sussner Rodgers
Our story starts in 2015, when a group of donors, academics, and activists came together at Harvard University for a one-day meeting called “The Women Effect.” WEF co-founder Fran Rodgers prepared a paper “A Long Term Agenda for Women…
Our Theory of Change
The Women Effect Fund is uniquely positioned to work with the field of organizations that mobilize for women’s equality, identify and organize resources, and take advantage of new opportunities.