About Us

The SkillBuilders Fund was created in 1983 by the late Marjorie Powell Allen, a civic leader and philanthropist, who championed women’s causes and education, as well as many other community-building activities.

About the Skillbuilders FundThe SkillBuilders Fund is committed to preparing women and girls for a future that honors their individual potential. Our goal is to support organizations that are aware of the barriers that keep women and girls from achieving their full potential and design programs that will systematically improve women and girls’ lives.