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We are a non-profit state federation. Our membership includes women and men of every age, race, religion, political party and socio-economic background. We are a leading advocate on work-life balance and workplace equity issues.

In this section, you will read recent news releases and advocacy concerns as well as view our opinion editorials and letters to the editor. Members of the press who are writing about issues of concern to working women are encouraged to contact our Communications Committee at [email protected].

Latest News

NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund 30th Anniversary

GLEF Goal: $30 from 300 donors by our 30th Anniversary - Our 30th Anniversary is coming up and we’d like your help in celebrating.

Kamie Fields recipient of the 2016 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Fellowship
Kamie Fields from the Chadwick Bay Chapter was awarded the 2016 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Fellowship.
2016 Fellowship Application for Graduate Study

Fellowships are awarded annually for graduate study to qualified women. The number and amount of the fellowships vary from year to year.

Special Grants from NY Grace Legendre Fund Inc.

In 2014, the NY Grace Legendre Fund Inc., a 501©(3) non for profit corporation, began awarding Special Grants to organizations in order to sponsor educational or research opportunities which would further the advancement of working women.

2016 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Special Grants Program

Applications are welcomed for NYS Women Inc. Local Chapters, Regions, State President, or State Executive Committee as well as from other organizations whose mission statement is consistent with the purpose of the Endowment Fund.

Since June 1989, the NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) corporation has awarded 146 Fellowships ranging from $1000 to $1500 each to women enrolled in graduate study at New York State Colleges and Universities.

JOIN IN ALL THE EXCITEMENT!  Apply for a special grant from the Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. and help your chapter fulfill a dream. Your community will benefit and learn more about NYS Women, Inc., its chapters and regions.  This can also be a wonderful membership tool.