We convene and collaborate with influential partners to make impactful community change.


Through valued partnerships with local, state and national organizations, the WNY Women’s Foundation broadens its reach and stays informed of the issues, trends and best practices for women and girls.


Developing strategies to address the need for child care as a workforce support on the Medical Campus

NY Funders Alliance

A network of grant-makers and philanthropic advisors across New York State

WNY Funders Coalition of Early Childhood Strategies

Funders of early childhood initiatives joining resources to improve school readiness

United Way of Buffalo and Erie County

A founder of the Foundation and partner in advocacy, research and community leadership and convener of Birth-8 coalition


Partners working on economic equality for NY women

Winning Beginning NY

Statewide advocacy partners working on issues related to child care subsidies and early childhood education

A Better Balance

Advocacy leader for Paid Family Leave implementation across NYS and in WNY

Network for Youth Success

Expanding quality, accessible after school programing for all school-age children in New York

Erie County Commission on the Status of Women

Promoting community education and advocacy around issues related to women in Erie County

United State of Women

A national partner that is at the forefront of the women’s equality movement with high-level advocacy and action

Prosperity Together

Funders collectively investing over $100 million nationally to create pathways to economic security for low-income women and their families

Say Yes to Education

Partners working together to ensure school readiness for Buffalo’s most vulnerable children through the Birth – 3rd grade initiative

Child Care Crisis Campaign

Joining with statewide partners to address the child care crisis in NYS

Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable

Participation in Racial Equity Impact Analysis Mentor Group

Employ Buffalo Niagara

Employers, community leaders, educators and service providers coming together to fine tune workforce development efforts

Health Foundation of Western and Central NY

Involvement with Health Leaders Fellowship and Trauma Informed Care initiative informs our work

Workforce Development Institute

Child care advocacy partner and administrator of critical facilitated enrollment child care subsidy program