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Events

Join us at a WGA event!

Looking to connect with like-minded women? We meet regularly to learn and grow together. Nearly all of our events are open to everyone, so feel free to bring a friend.

WGA hosts a number of events throughout the year, including:

  • Large semi-annual luncheons in the spring and fall (Member Forum and Annual Meeting)
  • Smaller educational events, lectures and panel discussions
  • Connector Group events in your neighborhood

Featured Events

2024 Annual Meeting

Save the Date! Our next Annual Meeting will be held in October, 2024. Connect with fellow Members and see the impact of your strategic philanthropy. Stay tuned for more information!

Living with Trauma: It's not a Life's Sentence

DATE: September 11, 2024 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM

LOCATION: Marriot Jacksonville, 4670 Salisbury Road

 

Trauma is a universal human experience, and its impact can be profound and lasting.  Yet, within the adversity lies the strength to endure, the courage to confront, and the power to transform. We invite you to join us, as we embark on a transformative dialogue.  Together, we will explore the journey of healing, understanding, and finding solace and strength.

 

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Member Forum 2024

DATE: Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

LOCATION: UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center

Join us for our next Member Forum on Thursday, May 23, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center! We’ll announce our new strategic focus area and ratify our 2024 grants. It’s not to be missed.

Annual Meeting 2024

Our next Annual Meeting will be held in October, 2024. Connect with fellow Members and see the impact of your strategic philanthropy. Stay tuned for more information!

Living with Trauma: It's Not a Life's Sentence

DATE: September 11, 2024 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM

LOCATION: Marriot Jacksonville, 4670 Salisbury Road

 

Trauma is a universal human experience, and its impact can be profound and lasting.  Yet, within the adversity lies the strength to endure, the courage to confront, and the power to transform. We invite you to join us, as we embark on a transformative dialogue.  Together, we will explore the journey of healing, understanding, and finding solace and strength.

Grants Evaluation Team Site Visit with Rethreaded

DATE: May 2, 2024 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM

LOCATION: 515 East 9th Street, Jacksonville FL 32206

 

The mission of Rethreaded is to harness the power of business to create choice for 500 survivors of human trafficking by 2033. We hope you can join the WGA Grants Evaluation Team for this meaningful experience to tour the facility and gain a first-hand perspective of how Rethreaded is improving the lives of women in the greater Jacksonville area. 

See all of our upcoming events on our Calendar.

Past Events

Curious about the wide range of events we have hosted in the past year? Here are a few of our recent events.

2023 Annual Meeting

WGA celebrates strategic collective giving and a 39% growth in membership. $8.9 million in grants and 470 strong! Learn More.

Grantee Panel: Creating Safety for Women & Girls in Crisis

During this WGA Education Event we delved into the crucial topic of fostering safety for women and girls experiencing domestic violence. Representatives from WGA grantees Betty Griffin Center, Hubbard House, Micah’s Place and Quigley House convened as a panel, exploring strategies for creating safe, secure environments and empowering survivors.

2023 Member Forum

A highlight of our recent Member Forum in May was the awarding of grants to the seleced non-profit agencies. Our 2023 grant pool of available funds was $561,600, a tribute to the generosity and commitment of our WGA members!

 

This year, grants were given for “Core Mission Funding,” in one of two areas: workforce development or client basic needs.

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Women and girls in Northeast Florida need our support! Donate today to the WGA 2024 Grant Pool Matching Challenge. Your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $50,000 total. Act fast! This opportunity ends April 15, 2024.