Advancing the status of Arizona’s women through research, advocacy and philanthropy to ensure their safety, health and economic independence.
For over 20 years, Arizona Foundation for Women (AFW) has been a voice for women's issues including domestic violence, sex trafficking, housing, healthcare and equal pay. Over its lifetime, AFW has helped thousands of women break the cycle of poverty, eliminate abuse in their lives and gain economic self-sufficiency.
AFW addresses issues of Safety, Health and Economic Empowerment -- or as we say, SHE Counts!(r) AFW has contributed more than $2 million to the community since its inception.
Through a holistic strategy of grants, research and advocacy, we leverage our brand, reputation, relationships and collaborative spirit to have a positive impact on the lives of women in Arizona.
Every three to four years AFW presents a detailed research report on the Status of Women in Arizona. Providing great data and a quality, reputable report seeks to drive positive and effective change and create a better life for Arizona's women.
AFW invests in innovative programs and 100% of our grant making to locatl nonprofits support women's causes.