Upcoming Events:


Deadline for 2023 annual contribution is November 30, 2022 but all contributions that are received by December 31 will be processed. Go to the Join Us! page to print a membership contribution form.

POP UP EVENT: Thursday, December 8. Please stop by and join some of our board members at the O’Shaughnessy Distilling Co. at 6:45 p.m.
More info in the December 2022 newsletter!

The New Member Welcome Brunch will be held on
Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 10am to noon. Invites to be sent in January,

GW Winter Event – Saturday, February 25 from 9:30 – 11:30 am at our grantee:
The Open Door in Eagan. Mark your calendar!

To read more about the recent 2022 Eye Opener, please go to our News page to learn more about this important annual event for GIVING WoMN.

Turning generous spirits into effective givers

Nurturing and Empowering Women in Philanthropy

What we do

GIVING WoMN is a collective giving organization comprised of women dedicated to improving our community.

Our Impact

Since our initial grants in mid-2006, GIVING WoMN has distributed over $1.9 million dollars in grants of $10,000 to $15,000 each.

Make a Difference

GIVING WoMN welcomes members to our organization whether experienced in philanthropy or just beginning the journey!

GIVING WoMN is a member-driven, pooled fund, grant-making organization that has donated over $1.9 million dollars since 2006. Our primary goals are to educate women about philanthropy, and through collective giving make impact grants in our community to address pressing unmet needs.  GIVING WoMN makes grants in the areas of education, health, and human services.

Mission Statement

The purpose of GIVING WoMN is to nurture women’s leadership in philanthropy by engaging and educating our members, increasing charitable contributions, and strengthening our community through the impact of collective giving.

Annual Eye Opener Returns in Person

Suicide and suicide prevention was the topic for the November 5 GIVING WoMN Eye Opener at the Minikhada Club in Minneapolis. If you missed this event, here is a recap of this significant and important morning: GIVING WoMN welcomed 54 GIVING WoMN members and 33 guests...

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2020 GIVING WoMN Year in Review

What a year this has been! Despite all the challenges of a global pandemic, we still managed to gather remotely and most importantly, GIVE to the non-profits in our community doing the most good. Welcome to our new members! 2021 will be our most IMPACTFUL year yet!

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