We elevate women and girls by investing in programs that educate, boost security and entrepreneurship, and advocate from a woman’s perspective.

Program Spotlights

Matching Grants

We can elevate 4th and 5th grade girls, like Maria and Evelyn, to learn to sew, cook, and learn crafts and life skills with caring mentors. This is an example of your donation of just $25 per month working to support matching grants to programs like New Horizon’s Super Girls Club… Read More

B3 for Women

After 25 years of making money for others, Carleen became a business owner thanks to a Kiva U.S. Micro-Loan supported by the Southwest Florida Women’s Foundation.  She turned a small profit and earned a small income in the first year. Thanks to a successful repayment of her first Kiva Loan… Read More

Earn to Learn FL

A hard working, but income challenged, woman like Biby can complete her education or training with your help. Did you know your $2,000 donation will pay the gap to cover tuition, fees, books and tools like a computer to assure Biby completes her program?
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Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the darkest, most brutal and hidden crime taking place in Southwest Florida. Most are lulled by the myth that human trafficking happens only in faraway places. But the truth is sex and labor trafficking are flourishing nearby, The Southwest Florida Women’s Foundation 
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How can I start a business when there’s so much competition?

How can I start a business when there’s so much competition?

Have you been thinking about starting a business, but maybe you’re saying to yourself?
"There’s too much competition out there, I don’t know how I would measure up.”
Business Coach, Darcy Eikenberg will dispel the three most