Fundraising Ideas

Make a difference during Women's History Month

Impact experiences that promote awareness, education & empowerment for women

As you celebrate Women's History Month, take time to reflect on the remarkable achievements, growth, and progress of women throughout history. During March, or on International Women's Day (March 8), your company can showcase its dedication to gender equality and creating a more inclusive world for women. From employee engagement initiatives to community service programs, there are numerous ways you can meaningfully celebrate Women's History Month.

If you are looking to support organizations that empower women, here's how to get started:

💸  Launch a workplace giving campaign

Create a fundraising campaign with a corporate match to a nonprofit organization fighting for gender equality.

💌  Send charitable gift cards

Send GiveCards (charitable gift cards) to employees, customers, or stakeholders — they can redeem the card by selecting the nonprofit cause of their choice.

👍 Offer volunteer activities

Offer employees opportunities to volunteer for nonprofits that focus on women's rights. Whether you gather your team at a local nonprofit or allow them to participate online, there are endless options to choose from. Here are a few Women’s History Month activities and events that promote awareness, education, and empowerment for women:

  • Mentor young girls about coding and STEM careers
  • Record audiobooks on women changemakers to inspire young girls of color
  • Assemble care packages for single mothers

There are many nonprofit organizations to support during Women’s History Month. Here are a few making a big difference for women and girls:

  • Girls Who Code - aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science and works toward closing the gender employment difference in computing.

  • Malala Fund - invests in every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education through advocates and activists who are challenging the policies and practices that prevent girls from going to school in their communities.

  • Dress for Success - empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

  • Girls Not Brides - committed to ending child marriage and ensuring girls and women enjoy equal status with boys and men so they can achieve their full potential.

  • Planned Parenthood - works to ensure all people have access to the care and resources they need to make informed decisions about their health, bodies, lives, and futures.

  • Girls, Inc. - equips girls with the skills to navigate through economic, gender, and social barriers so they can value their whole selves, discover and develop their inherent strengths, and receive the support they need to navigate the challenges they face.

  • Global Fund for Women - funds bold, ambitious, and expansive gender justice movements to create meaningful change that will last beyond our lifetimes.

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