Leadership Resources Intro

Use this map, made possible with support from the Hunt Alternatives Fund, to locate state-based and national resources for women interested in elected or appointed office or work on political campaigns. Click on a state to find leadership development and campaign training programs, political action committees, and organizations and programs committed to supporting and encouraging women in politics.

Need more ideas on how to get involved? Check out the Women's Definitive Guide to Getting Political by CAWP associate director Jean Sinzdak.

If you know of other organizations to add to our list or have updates to our information, please contact Chelsea Hill.

Program Name State Party Program Description
Alabama Federation of Democratic Women AL Dem

The Alabama Federation of Democratic Women unites Alabama women to advance the Democratic ideals of opportunity for all, responsibility from all...

Alabama Federation of Republican Women AL Rep The Alabama Federation of Republican Women (AFRW) seeks to positively affect our nation and strengthen the Republican Party through recruiting,...
American Nurses Association-PAC
American Nurse's Association, Inc.
National Nonpartisan

ANA-PAC is a bipartisan PAC that supports candidates for federal office who have demonstrated their support for legislative and regulatory goals...

Annie's List TX Dem Annie's List aims to recruit, train, and support progressive Democratic women to run for office across the state.
Arizona List AZ Dem The purpose of the Arizona List is to help elect pro-choice Democratic women running for office in Arizona.
Arizona Women's Political Caucus PAC
National Women's Political Caucus
AZ Nonpartisan Founded in 1971, the Arizona Women's Political Caucus is a multi-partisan political organization dedicated to increasing the number of women elected...
Black Women Organized for Political Action State PAC (BWOPA) CA Nonpartisan Founded in 1968, Black Women Organized for Political Actions primary goal is to activate, motivate, promote, support, and educate African-American...
California Women's Leadership Association PAC CA Rep The CWLA Political Action Committee is a separate 527 organization that endorses and financially supports candidates for state and local office, with...
California Women's List CA Dem

Founded in 2002, California List works to protect Democratic women incumbents facing tough re-elections and recruits strong candidates to run for...

California Women's Political Caucus CA Nonpartisan

The National Womens Poliltical Caucus of California works to increase womens participation in the political process and to identify, recruit,...

Carol's List MT Dem

The purpose of Carol’s List is to recruit, train, elect, and otherwise support progressive Democratic women to elected office, in order to...

Catalyst PAC National Rep

The aim of Catalyst PAC is to increase the variety of backgrounds represented in Congress by supporting diverse Republican candidates running for...

Catalyst PAC National Rep

The aim of CatalystPAC is to increase the variety of backgrounds represented in Congress, by supporting diverse Republican candidates running for...

Colorado BlueFlower Fund CO Dem The Colorado Blue Flower Fund is small donor committee that helps to elect Democratic, pro-choice, progressive women candidates running for state and...
DAWN's List IA Dem

DAWN's List (Democratic Activist Women's Network) is dedicated to strengthening Iowa by electing progressive pro-choice Democratic women to the...

Democratic Activists for Women Now (DAWN) CA Dem Founded in 1992, Democratic Activists for Women Now (DAWN) supports the election and appointment of progressive Democratic women candidates to office...
Democratic Women of the Desert CA Dem The Democratic Women of the Desert are dedicated to promoting social, economic and political policies that reflect the priorities of women by:/ --...
Democratic Women's Caucus PAC (Monroe County) IN Dem Founded in 2002, the Monroe County Democratic Women's Caucus works to enable women to understand the campaign process and to involve more women in...
Electing Women Alliance National

The Electing Women Alliance is a national network of local giving groups that harness the collective power of women to support women candidates....

Electing Women PAC National Dem

Electing Women is a Federal Political Action Committee based in Denver, Colorado. Electing Women is dedicated to raising money for pro-choice...

Ella's List CT Dem
EMILY's List National Dem

EMILY's List is a political network committed to a three-pronged strategy to elect pro-choice Democratic women: recruiting and funding viable...

Feminist Majority PAC National Nonpartisan The Feminist Majority PAC was founded in 2002 to support Congressional candidates who will carry the banner of womens rights. Feminist Majority PAC...
Georgia's WIN List GA Dem

Georgia's WIN List is a political action committee that provides financial, strategic and political support to Democratic women running for...

Gracie's List ID Nonpartisan Gracie's List supports progressive women candidates in Idaho.
Greater Kansas City Women's Political Caucus MO Nonpartisan

The Greater Kansas City Women's Political Caucus PAC supports pro-choice women candidates for state and local office.

Higher Heights for America National Nonpartisan

Higher Heights Leadership Fund is investing in a long-term strategy to expand and support Black women’s leadership pipeline at all levels and...

Kansas Advancing Women KS Nonpartisan Kansas Advancing Women is a non-partisan political action committee dedicated to electing progressive women candidates.
Kentucky Women's Political Caucus PAC
National Women's Political Caucus
KY Nonpartisan The Kentucky Womens Political Caucus (KWPC), a chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus, is a bipartisan grassroots association whose purpose...
Latinas Lead California CA Nonpartisan

A non-partisan organization, Latinas Lead California is the state's first political action committee dedicated to raising funds to support Latinas...

Lillian's List NC Dem

Lillian's List of North Carolina is a statewide independent political committee dedicated to electing pro-choice Democratic women to the North...

Los Angeles African American Women PAC CA Dem Founded in 1991, the Los Angeles African American Women Political Action Committee (LAAAWPAC) is dedicated to endorsing and supporting California...
LPAC National

LPAC builds the political power of lesbians and queer women by electing candidates who champion LGBTQ rights, women’s equality and social justice...

LUPE PAC NJ

Lupe PAC's mission is to increase Latinas participation in the political process in the State of New Jersey; increase the number of progressive...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

Maggie's List FL Rep Maggies List is a Federal Political Action Committee created to increase the number of elected women committed to promoting the values of fiscal...
Maggie's List PAC National Rep

Maggie's List was created in 2010 as a federal PAC to increase the number of elected women committed to promoting the values of fiscal...

Mary Ann's List DE

Mary Ann's List works to elect pro-choice progressive women from across the state of Delaware at every level of government.

Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus PAC MA Nonpartisan

The Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus PAC provides support to qualified, pro-choice women candidates running for legislative and statewide...

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