wFMN innovators program

The application process is now open to become a WFMN Innovator!

Through their Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota WFMN Innovators program, The Women's Foundation of Minnesota provides one-time microgrants of $2,500 directly to young women* (ages 16-24) to support their leadership and to drive their ideas and solutions that advance key recommendations in the YWI MN Blueprint for Action

If you know of a young woman who is passionate about creating access to economic opportunity, safety, and leadership, please let them know about this program and encourage them to apply!

The Women's Foundation welcomes applications from all young women* (ages 16-24) who reside in Minnesota. Priority will be given to applicants who are women of color, American Indian young women, women from Greater Minnesota, LGBTQ+ youth, and young women with disabilities. 

Join the webinar on December 11, 2018, at 6 p.m. to learn more about this opportunity and connect with WFMN staff. Applications are due January 10, 2019, at 5 p.m.

Read more about the program here

*NOTE: WFMN’s definition of a young woman is anyone who identifies as a woman and is inclusive of cisgender, transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender non-binary people.

board member: givemn

The mission of GiveMN is to ignite generosity and grow giving. Using creative ideas and innovative technology, they connect more people with more causes than ever before.

GiveMN is looking for board members who represent the communities that the organization serves — people of color, people from small or community-based nonprofits, and people under 30 or over 65. They also need board members with knowledge or experience in finance, legal, and audit.

For more information, please contact Meghan McInerny at

Board member: still kickin

Still Kickin is a retail-based organization that helps awesome people going through awful things. Each month, they choose a deserving person, family, or organization — a Still Kickin Hero — and provide financial support. Still Kickin is building a braver, more supportive world — one shirt, one workout, one person at a time.

Still Kickin is looking to add members to their fast-growing and fun board.

For more information, please contact Meghan McInerny at