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Legacy Society


We invite you to become a member of the Legacy Society – a visionary and compassionate group of donors who support our endowment through current and planned gifts.

The Women’s Fund Endowment provides a permanent source of funding that safeguards the sustainability of our organization as our membership grows and our outreach expands.  

By donating to our endowment, members of the Legacy Society help ensure the Women's Fund will be changing lives in our community for years to come. 



Joining the Legacy Society is easy.

You are eligible when you: 

  • Make an endowment gift of $10,000 or more 
  • Give cumulative gifts to the endowment equaling $10,000 over time (past gifts will be recognized)
  • Make a planned gift by including the Women’s Fund in your estate plans for any amount 

Legacy Society Members
  • Fran and Joe Adams
  • Lalla D. Brutoco
  • Sue Burk
  • Les and Zora Charles
  • Carol Dixon
  • Ginni Dreier
  • Kathy and Tom Dunlap
  • Jo Gifford
  • Stina Hans
  • Cece Harris
  • Nancy Harter
  • Taylor and Barbara Hauter Woodward
  • Jackie Inskeep
  • Carolyn Jabs
  • Lynn Karlson
  • Elaine Kendall *
  • Dale Kern *
  • Don, Kim and Jesse Lieberman
  • Carol Palladini
  • Robin Riblet
  • Mona Rose
  • Santa Barbara Foundation
  • Maryan Schall *
  • Candace and David Short
  • Irene Stone
  • Nancy Taylor
  • Laurie Tumbler
  • Sheila K. Wald
  • Parm and Frank Williams

* Deceased

Thank you to our Legacy Society members, including those who wish to remain anonymous.


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There are a variety of ways to provide a legacy gift to the Women’s Fund Endowment:

  • Will or Living Trust
  • Retirement Plans & Life Insurance
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts

We'd like to make your gift-giving as easy as possible.

These FAQs offer the basics but we're happy to have a more personalized conversation. Contact us at

We are so grateful to all our endowment donors – especially those who've made inspirational gifts to our Legacy Society. 

Meet some of these people who lead through commitment and generosity.

If you’ve already included the Women’s Fund in your estate plans, please let us know.

We'd like to thank you for your generous commitment and recognize your Legacy Society membership.

Email us at



To determine what works best for you, consult your financial advisor, attorney, or accountant. For more information contact us at