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Mental Health Report Executive Summary CoverMental Health Strategic Focus (2012–2018) Final Impact Report — Executive Summary

In 2012, WGA Members elected to concentrate all of WGA’s philanthropic resources on a single strategic focus: improving access to mental health services for women and girls. Awarding nearly $2 million in two-year grants between 2012 and 2016, WGA’s strategic philanthropy produced notable results, as detailed in the Mental Health Strategic Focus (2012–2018) Final Impact Report. Download the executive summary [PDF] for key report findings, or read the full report [PDF].


Stronger Voices ... Better LivesVoices of Hope: Cracking the code on some complex issues (2016)

Just in time for our 15th anniversary! Updated WGA research on the status of women and girls in Northeast Florida identifies four key issues and potential effective steps forward. Download the report [PDF] and/or study the data, best practices, and links to original sources in our in-depth Research section.

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  • December 2017 (Sulzbacher Center, WGA Women in the Spotlight)
  • November 2017 (Outstanding Civic Organization Award, Annual Meeting, First Grants Approved for “Breaking the Cycle of Female Poverty”, Volunteers Needed for Grants, 4Sight Initiative)
  • October 2017 (Annual Meeting, New Officers, Hurricane Relief)
  • September 2017 (Panel on Influence, New Member Coffee, Strictly Social, Women’s Center of Jacksonville)
  • May 2017 (Rethreaded, Member Forum, DBW 4Sight Approved)
  • April 2017  (Mental Health America, WGA Philanthropic Organization Award)
  • March 2017  (DBW 4Sight & WCGN Leadership Forum, Advocacy, Events)
  • February 2017 (Barnabas, DBW 4Sight & WCGN Leadership Forum)
  • January 2017 (New Research, WCGN Conference & More)


  • December 2016 (Grantees, History & New Members)
  • November 2016 (Annual Meeting Highlights)
  • October 2016 (New Officers, Funding for the Future, Visit to Grant Recipient Barnabas)
  • September 2016 (“I Am A Philanthropist” course, St. Johns Riverkeeper, New Member Coffee, Table for 4)
  • May 2016 (Women Veterans, WGA & Social Media, Member Feedback Sessions, Strictly Social, YouTube link for Women in Leadership Panel Discussion at WJCT)
  • April 2016 (Women’s Center of Jacksonville, Women in Leadership Panel Discussion at WJCT, Open Doors Appropriation Approved)
  • March 2016 (WGA’s Newest Research Unveiled, WGA Member Forum, Rethreaded at Amelia Island)
  • February 2016 (The Way Free Medical Clinic, WGA’s Newest Research Background, Advocacy Update / Travel to Tally, One Love Foundation)
  • January 2016 (Advocacy: "Power of One" – Focus on Sex Trafficking)


  • December 2015 (Grants Impact Team, New Website, Advocacy Update / Open Doors)
  • November 2015 (2015 Grantees, Volunteers Needed in Grants Process, New Website, WCGN Conference in Charlotte, Visit to BEAM)
  • October 2015 (New Officers, Spotlight on Advocacy Committee, Jessie Ball duPont Fund / Women in Philanthropy event, Connector Event / North Beaches)
  • May 2015 (Grants Decision Team, Nominations New Process, Advocacy Update)
  • April 2015 (Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, Advocacy Update, Strictly Social / One Spark, Building a Better Jacksonville / Unity Plaza)
  • March 2015 (Betty Griffin House, Member Forum (Mental Health First Aid / DBW Fellows Inaugural Class)
  • February 2015 (Grants Evaluation Team: Pace, Women’s Center, I.M. Sulzbacher, Volunteers in Medicine; Advocacy: Sex Trafficking – Making a Difference; “Nine in 15” Event, Grants Decision Team Training Session)
  • January 2015 (Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare, Survey Results)

Please email Teri Calinao, Philanthropic Services Officer, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, at if you're interested in receiving WGA's newsletter.

Previous Research Reports

Stronger Voices...Better Lives (2012)
This study is in celebration of Women’s Giving Alliance’s ten years of grantmaking. It updates the 2004 report, highlighting areas of improvement and continued need. Download executive summary [PDF].

Voices Heard...Women and Girls Speak (2004)
This study was the first comprehensive look at the status of women and girls in Northeast Florida. It served as a guide to WGA’s early years of grant­making. Download executive summary [PDF].

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Teri Calinao

Teri Calinao
Philanthropic Services Officer
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida


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Jacksonville, FL 32202

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