Training details

Produced by Candid

access_time 1 hour, 24 minutes

attach_money Free


Women’s Funding Network members in the U.S. South and Puerto Rico discuss their work and the importance of an intersectional approach to promoting gender equity in funding.

Women’s Funding Network (WFN) is the world’s largest philanthropic network committed to gender justice. WFN stands strong in supporting gender justice funders and their crucial role in achieving equality and opportunity.

Recording date: October 25th, 2023

Use the following bookmarks to jump to sections of the training:


Centering intersectional feminism in philanthropy and beyond

  • 00:03:06 Outcomes and Goals
  • 00:04:32 Women’s Funding Network overview
  • 00:06:18 Puerto Rico Women’s Foundation overview
  • 00:07:17 Women’s Foundation of the South overview


  • 00:08:45 Defining intersectional feminism
  • 00:21:15 Responding to disasters and moving beyond disasters to investing in long-term change
  • 00:35:00 What are feminist/women’s funds? How are they powerful and what are their potential?
  • 00:50:25 Approach to philanthropy

Wrapping up


  • Discover the work of Women's Funding Network
  • Understand the power and potential of women’s funds and how to partner with women’s funds in your community
  • Learn about or deepen your understanding of intersectional feminism

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • Board members
  • CEOs, executive directors, upper management
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Grant writers
  • Grantmaker/funder
  • Individual grantseekers
  • Nonprofit startups
  • Program directors and staff


Mirenda Meghelli (she/her) Director of Policy and Programs, Women's Funding Network
Veronica Colón Rosario (she/her) Executive Director, Puerto Rico Women’s Foundation (PRWF)
Christy Slater (she/her) Vice President, Programs at Women’s Foundation of the South

Published Tuesday, November 28, 2023