Texas Women’s Foundation

Texas Women’s Foundation has unveiled its end of the year release and has a new research presentation on economic issues affecting women this month.

The foundation will host its Economic Issues for Women in Texas 2022 presentation at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 22. The event will be presented by Chief Strategy Officer Dena L. Jackson. Texas Women’s Foundation President Miki Woodard and Texas Woman’s University Chancellor Carine Feyten will provide remarks.

The latest research focuses on the four pillars of financial security in addition to digital access, cost of caregiving on women in or leaving the workforce and eviction.

The foundation has also invested $9.2 million in women and girls as of the fiscal year July 2021 – June 2022. By geography, Dallas received the most grant funding with more than $3.6 million, according to the foundation’s data. The collective amount of $7,102,079 was distributed in grants to 223 nonprofit organizations.

Graph courtesy of Texas Women’s Foundation

Another $2.1 million went toward programs advancing leadership opportunities to build a more equitable community for women and girls, including the foundation’s Young Women’s Initiative.

The foundation’s economic issues presentation will be held at Texas Women’s University. More information and registration can be found here.