"Chicago Foundation for Women invests in women and girls as catalysts, building strong communities for all. CFW supports basic rights and equal opportunities for women and girls through grantmaking, advocacy, leadership development and community outreach. Through The 100% Project powered by CFW, the foundation is engaging the Chicago region in an all-out, all-in coordinated effort to increase women's economic security and end gender bias within our lifetimes.
has been in service to the community since 1985, and in that time has awarded over 3,800 grants totaling over $30 million so that Chicago-area women and girls are healthy, safe and economically secure. True to its legacy, CFW is also a pioneer in preparing women to be philanthropists and the next generation of civic leaders."