Women Inspired Network

Women Inspired Network is a charitable giving circle of local philanthropic women who make annual contributions to empower and enhance the quality of life throughout our community.  WIN is a component fund of the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation whose mission is to “connect people who care with causes that matter.”


Schedule of UPcoming Events

Mark your calendars now...

4/13 - 2021 WIN Kickoff 5:30pm @Star Union Spirits

6/23 - Mingling with Margaritas 5:30pm @Heritage Harbor Ottawa

9/7 - WIN Grant Season Opens - Application will be online

9/30 - WIN Grant Applications due

10/18 - Grant Finalist Presentations

10/25 - Full Membership Grant Recipient Voting

11/5 - Grant Voting Ends & Recipients Notified

11/14 - WIN Gala - Location TBD - 4:30-7:30


Beth Acuncius, Chair

Cathryn Steele, Grants Committee Chair

Brenda Bickerman

Debbie Buffington

Carol Kuzmich

Cathy Rosen

Trisha Schafer

Kris Zierke 

Pamela Beckett, SRCCF President

Tara Bedei, SRCCF Board Liaison

3/29 - WIN Steering Committee 5:45pm @SRCCF

6/7 - WIN Steering Committee 5:45pm @SRCCF

8/10 - WIN Steering Committee 5:45pm @SRCCF