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 $3.7 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

2019-2020 Advisory Board

Advisory Chair
Candise Holmlund

Past Advisory Chair
Sandra Coufal

Gayle Gillies-Mize

Grants Committee
Mary Buchholz (current chair)
Denise Walsh (current chair)
Mara Buchholz (incoming chair)
Denise Walsh (incoming chair)
Robyn Hudgens (past chair)

Membership Committee
Judy Oliphant (chair)
Allison Williams (chair)

Finance Committee
Kate Williams
Judith Rowles

Program Chairs
Courtney LeBeau
Marina Pastor

Publicity Chair
Sophia Alsadek

Social Chair
Bree Bornstein

Volunteer Chair
Ellie Cunningham

Members at Large
Molly Gregoire
Vivian Hardage
Donna Vance
Kathy Yash

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