RSF Women’s Fund




RSF Women’s Fund




The RSF Women’s Fund raises charitable funds from its members and awards grants annually to nonprofits meeting needs in specific focus areas. The RSF Women’s Fund is a donor advised fund of the RSF Foundation, and it has granted over $2 Million since its inception in 2004.


To educate, inspire and increase the number of women committed to philanthropy in order to strengthen the community and impact lives through informed, focused collective giving.


  • Grow our membership by gathering friends and neighbors to achieve common goals
  • Educate and inspire our membership to be informed philanthropists
  • Work together to improve and strengthen lives through charitable grants
  • Serve our areas of annual focus by adapting to local needs
  • Make the nearly impossible seem quite effortless

2017-2018 Advisory Board

Advisory Chair
Sandra Coufal

Past Advisory Chair
Donna Vance

Grants Committee
Robyn Hudgens (co-chair)
Jana Peck (co-chair)
Maria Delgado (co-chair elect)
Tamara La Farga-Joseph (co-chair elect)
Gillian Gillies (past chair)

Membership Committee
Tina Braswell (co-chair)
Ann Rible (co-chair)
Jennifer Young Miller (Member Relations/Social Chair)

Financial Co-Advisors
Candise Holmlund
Kate Williams
Cathy Hopf (past advisor)

Public Relations/Communications Chair
Mary Schulman

Program Co-Chairs
Minerva Walz
Allison Williams

Volunteer Chair
Ellie Cunningham

Gayle Gillies-Mize

Members at Large
Vivian Hardage
Kathy Yash
Mary Ann Smith
Jenny Freeborn

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