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.

A Better Balance

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


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

Coalition of Chautauqua County Women and Girls

The Coalition of Chautauqua County Women and Girls in New York provides opportunities for women and girls to thrive. Our mission is to help women and girls build a better future.

Empire State Campaign for Child Care

Statewide campaign dedicated to achieve equitable access to quality child care in New York State.

Employ Buffalo Niagara

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

Erie County Commission on the Status of Women

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

Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable

Participation in Racial Equity Impact Analysis Mentor Group

LiftOff WNY

Liftoff promotes and enhances high-quality early childhood development for all children by integrating practice, policy, research and resources.

Network for Youth Success

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

NY Funders Alliance

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


Partners working on economic equality for NY women

United State of Women

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

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

Western NY Regional Economic Development Council

The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC) is the strategic economic advisory board for the Western New York region.

Winning Beginning NY

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

Say Yes to Education

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

Workforce Development Institute

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