Your support can Create Change and will help make a positive difference in our community. YWCA’s programs offer hope and support to some of our community’s most vulnerable and at-risk residents every day.
Life can really be a struggle for many women and families in spite of their best efforts. Here at the YWCA Madison, we continue to serve our community’s most vulnerable and at-risk residents every day by providing services that span a lifetime. By donating to the YWCA you can help create change.
Through your gift, you support the YWCA’s historic mission of eliminating racism and empowerment women. Please become a change agent and make a gift today; you really can help create change for the hundreds of women, children, and men we serve each year.
Whether your favorite YWCA program is:
- advancing race & gender equity to create a more inclusive community;
- helping people improve their financial situations through job training & transportation; and
- supporting people in housing & shelter.
Your support is more important than ever!
Frequently Asked Questions About Donations
Donations to YWCA Madison support the numerous programs that aim to fulfill our mission to eliminate racism and empower women. YWCA Madison:
- Advances race & gender equity to create a more inclusive community;
- helps people improve their financial situations through job training & transportation; and
- supports people in housing & shelter.
A portion of donations, approximately 15%, support administrative expenses. This is well within industry standards.
YWCA Madison has a diverse income stream to ensure the financial health of our organization. Each year we seek donations from community supporters, conduct fundraising events, apply for grants from public and private sources and earn income from rent. Learn more about funding through our most recent annual report.
YWCA Madison is a 501(c)3 non-profit and your gifts are tax-deductible to the extent the law allows. Please consult your tax adviser for further information.
You can make a lasting gift to YWCA Madison, Inc. by including the organization as a bequest in your will, creating a charitable trust or charitable gift annuity. By naming YWCA Madison as a part of your estate plans, you are eligible for YWCA’s Legacy Society.