Women’s Giving Fund

The Women’s Giving Fund (WGF) is an inclusive opportunity for female donors to learn about women’s economic security issues, focus giving on issues impacting women and children, and experience the power of collaborative philanthropy.

To support the Women’s Giving Fund and help uplift women and their families in the IE, make a gift today.

WGF Impact:
  • $90K distributed to nonprofits benefitting women and families in the Inland Empire since 2018.
  • 56 rooms of furniture provided to help women and children transitioning out of domestic violence shelters into their own apartments to begin safe, new lives.
  • 6 families were moved into furnished apartments.
  • Multiple families received access to case management and therapy and participated in virtual workshops through LEARN program.
  • 3 women provided two-day stays in a safe environment for placement in stable and safety housing.
  • 94 outreach and shelter staff and clients received Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) over 4-month period.
WGF Grantees:
  • 2018 – Purple Hearts $15,000
  • 2019 – Moses House Ministries $15,000
  • 2020 – House of Ruth $2,500
  • 2020 – Foothill Family Shelter $2,500
  • 2020 – Moses House Ministries – $5,000
  • 2021 – Society of Extraordinary Women – $10,000
  • 2021 – Time for Change Foundation – $5,000
  • 2021 – Corona Life Services – $5,000
  • 2022  – A Better Way – $10,000
  • 2022 – House of Ruth – $10,000
  • 2022 – Inspire Life Skills – $10,000

Read more on the blog about recent activities of the Women’s Giving Fund!

View photos from our 2022 Women’s History Month Event at the Agua Caliente Clippers Game!

View photos from our 2022 Fall Soirée and Grant Presentations at Chaffey College/Chino!


Women’s Giving Fund Spring Fling and 2023 Woman of Achievement Award (SOLD OUT)
Sunday, March 26, 2023
11am-2 pm
Five Star Event Center – 10013 8th Street Suite F, Rancho Cucamonga

Nominations are closed for the 2023 Woman of Achievement Award. Celebrate the honoree with us on March 26th!

We are grateful to our sponsors for their generous support!
Alta Loma Enterprises
Angel Jewelers
Dora Barilla
Chaffey College Foundation
Ladies That Hike IE
PNC Bank
San Bernardino Symphony
Special Angels Foundation
Stater Bros. Charities

We are also grateful that this fund has grown, through the generous support of new donors, and we look forward to more events and outreach to bring more IE women into philanthropy.

Nefertiti Long – Women’s Giving Fund, Chair

To learn more about the Fund, download the Women’s Giving Fund PDF
Women’s Giving Fund Committee

Nefertiti Long, Chair
Alta Loma Enterprises

Donna Marie Hunter, PhD
TV Host,
Grace & Space

Karen Suarez
Uplift San Bernardino

Lilliana Andriana
Owner, Angel Jewelers

Rosie Lewis
Corporate Marketing Manager,
Lewis Group of Companies

C.C. Vest
Retired Business Owner,

Lynn Bogh Baldi
IECF Emeritus Committee Chair

Lisa Nashua, PhD
LA City College Foundation

Lynn Brown-Summers
Independent Business Owner

Heather Sanchez
Farmers and Merchants Bank 

Darcy McNaboe
Regional Charitable Giving Officer

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