Women and Girls Empowerment Fund

a Fund operated by Bridge Builders Community Foundations.

Our Mission

As a local movement for transformation of lives, the Women and Girls Empowerment Fund will improve critical
women’s issues by developing economic security and nurturing independence and
self-confidence in women and girls in Venango County.

Our Vision

The Women and Girls Empowerment Fund envisions a county in which all women and girls

can achieve economic security and live healthy and safe lives.

Our Values

The Women and Girls Empowerment Fund is committed to the following values:

We will focus solely on those who are poor or pushed to the margins;
We will increase individual earning potential through our designated focus areas; and
We will encourage collaboration to reduce straining local community resources.

Our Focus Areas

 Education and Literacy
Small Business Support
Financial Management
Creativity and Culture
Support and Mentorship
Diversity-Inclusion Awareness

Ways to Help

Become a member (see below).

Donate to the fund, either by a one-time donation, or a recurring membership.

Serve on a grant or event committee.

Share information about this fund with others.

Like us on Facebook.


Membership in the Women and Girls Empowerment Fund is conducted on a yearly basis, with a commitment from members

of at least a $100 donation each year for three consecutive years.

Fund members are entitled to serve on committees and work on events and grant awards when the endowment reaches the level agreed upon by

Bridge Builders Community Foundations.

To join the Fund, please download the form, complete it and mail it with your check to

Bridge Builders Community Foundations

206 Seneca Street

Oil City, PA 16301

Please indicate Women and Girls Fund in your check memo line.


donate online through this link:


For more information, please contact us at womenandgirls@bbcf.org

 or call

(814) 677-8687