"My friends and I are all at that point where... we have to ask ourselves 'do you want your legacy to be a closet full of great clothes or something more?' It is important for my friends to understand why I want to become a philanthropist."
- Karen Moore, 1K Club member since May 2010
The 1K Club is an important leadership network of Washington Area Women's Foundation. Members of the 1K Club commit to giving $1,000 over two years - just $42 a month or, as one of our members says, "way less than my daily Starbucks habit."
This support provides a dependable, ongoing source of funding for The Women's Foundation that allows us to continue our work with our Grantee Partners.
As a member of the 1K Club, you receive:
- Quarterly networking events with other dedicated philanthropists and leaders from the region.
- Opportunities to connect with Grantee Partners, community organizations and regional leaders.
- An invitation to our Annual Philanthropic Education seminar.
- The opportunity to receive two tickets to our annual Leadership Luncheon for the price of one.
- Personalized monthly email updates on Grantee Partners and fellow 1K Club members.
- Acknowledgement in our Annual Report.
It's Easy to Join!
Your commitment can be made in several ways:
Monthly - $42
Quarterly - $125
Yearly - $500
One-time payment - $1,000
Your payment can be made via check or credit card.
Click here to sign up online (this link will take you to our donate page).
Or click here to download the commitment form.
Or contact Vice President Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat to join or if you have questions. She can be reached at 202-347-7737, ext. 206 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What members say about the 1K Club
"When I joined the 1K Club I looked at it like this: it's equivalent to a dinner every month or a pair of shoes. I wrapped it into my personal budget." Aimee Carter, 1K Club Co-Chair. Member since June 2008
"I decided to join for the networking opportunities, the donor education events and because joining allowed me to bring a friend to the Leadership Luncheon." Pam Feinstein, 1K Club member since April 2008
"I can give monthly, but there are a whole lot of other opportunities for me to expand -- it's almost like a primer into philanthropy. You learn how to be an effective giver -- I like that structure." Mary Jo Speier, 1K Club member since October 2008
Please join today and share the vision of a thriving community in which women and girls of all backgrounds have the opportunity to reach their full potential, to be economically secure and to learn the importance of giving back.
For more information about the 1K Club please contact: