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WOMEN of Southwestern PA


Our mission is to support women by gathering socially, working on philanthropic projects, and networking with the hope that friendships based on trust and mutual respect will develop.

Programs and Services

  • WOMEN's mission is to help less fortunate women and children in southwestern Pennsylvania. As part of that mission and in addition to our philanthropic event, money is disbursed from September through June throughout western Pennsylvania to help charities with emergency situations. Should you have a suggestion of a new potential recipient, please contact the Philanthropic Chair at
  • WOMEN of Southwestern PA, Inc. accepts grant applications in the spring for funding requests up to $3,500 from non-profit charitable and community organizations located in Allegheny, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. To qualify, the organization must have IRS 501(c)(3) status, only request monies for specific projects that have no federal or state funding, and benefit women and children.
  • WOMEN holds two meetings per month September through June. Our business meeting is the first Thursday of each month at St. Benedict the Abbott Church, 120 Abington Drive, McMurray, PA 15317, at 7 p.m. The social meeting is held on the third Thursday of each month at various locations beginning at 6 p.m. with cocktails, dinner, and a program.
  • WOMEN of Southwestern PA was awarded the Outstanding Philanthropy Organization award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Western PA for 2018. In 2020, WOMEN of SWPA was designated the recipient of the Human Rights Award from the Washington County Chapter of the NAACP.

Primary Revenue Sources

Symphony of Food fundraiser, Golf Outing, Donations, and Membership Dues

Primary Fundraising Event

Annual Symphony of Food Fundraiser and Annual Golf Outing

2022 Financials

Federal Tax ID 55-0838870
Revenue 121620
Expenses 127072
Net Assets 25241


Name: Janis Atkins
Title: Treasurer
Phone: 412-310-3722
Address: PO Box 1112
McMurray, PA 15317

This website contains an organizational snapshot, as well as links and contact information, for each of our participating charities. We have also included the tax identification number for each charity so Donors wishing to review more detailed financial and governance information may access the Form 990 for that charity via