When you make a gift to the WNY Women’s Foundation — of any amount — you’re joining a movement of collective impact. Together, we are creating lasting change by investing in WNY’s women and girls.

did you know…

A woman with a bachelor’s degree makes $26,000 less annually than a man with the same credentials?

A girl’s self-esteem peaks at age nine and that between ages 8 and 14, girls’ confidence has been shown to drop by 30%?

Only 1.6% of charitable giving in the US goes to women’s and girls’ groups?


If the facts above make you feel frustrated or like there is nothing to be done, that’s where the WNY Women’s Foundation comes inWe work to change the lives of women and girls every day.  Over the past 20 years, the WNY Women’s Foundation has invested over $1.75 million to create a brighter future for WNY’s women and girls. And you know the best part? We did it all thanks to community members like you.

YOU have the power to shape the future you want to see.

You can choose to stand up for women and create a brighter future by joining our passionate, proud, and united movement to empower women and girls in our region.

Join our collective movement by giving today.

Ways YOU CAN Contribute to empowering women and girls in wny:

Credit Cards

Make a gift online through 12/31/2019 to be counted for this tax year.


Mail a check to the WNY Women’s Foundation at 742 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY 14209. Checks must be postmarked by 12/31/2019 to be counted for this tax year.

IRA Charitable Rollover Gift

If you are 70 1/2 or older, you can make a tax-free gift directly from your IRA. Your gift is not counted towards your income but counts toward the IRA required minimum distribution. Contact our office for more instructions at 716-887-2621.


If you plan to make a gift of stock or mutual funds, we recommend you initiate the transfer as soon as possible, to allow time for processing and to ensure the transfers are executed by 12/31/2019 (last business day of the year). Contact our office for instructions at 716-887-2621.