October 19, 2017    11:45AM-1:30PM    $25 per lunch ticket

UPDATED with Grantee Info: 2017 Women’s Fund Celebration October 19

Ithaca College
Emerson Suites
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850



Women’s Fund invites you and we look forward to you joining the most amazing gathering of passionate philanthropists dedicated to making a difference in the lives of women in Tompkins County. Welcome from Ithaca College President, Shirley Collado.


This year Ithaca College Parking Services is providing a parking pass for luncheon attendees. Please print the pass (click above on Parking Pass) and display on your vehicle’s dashboard.


2017 Women’s Fund Grants

Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes: wigs for cancer related hair loss 

Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga: A Place to Stay supportive residence

Child Development Council: transportation support

Greater Ithaca Activities Center: Motivated Sisters of Strength, a teen girls empowerment group

Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming: Building Equity and Self-Sufficiency

Ithaca Health Alliance: health care and diagnostic services for women

Mama’s Comfort Camp: Guardians of the Safe Space, moderators training


Use the orange “REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT” button at the bottom of this page to purchase your tickets. A limited number of ticket “scholarships” are available to assist those to attend who could otherwise not afford to attend. Please email Amy LeViere to request a ticket or to offer to make a donation to support these tickets. 


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Finding My Voice Through Time

*Keynote Address* Synnove Heggoy, Phd.


*Impact Reports from 2016 Grants*

*Distribution of 2017 Grants*



*2017 Laura Holmberg awardee* Joan Abrams

RSVP deadline by October 12, 2017

We ask that you bring a gently used or new pair of women’s shoes to the event. The Women’s Fund will give your donated shoes to Catholic Charities’ Samaritan Center for distribution to women in need.

This new rescheduled date requires new ticket purchases.

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