Our Mission

Our mission at Gateway Women’s Access Fund is to provide public education and support for people needing reproductive health services, primarily by providing financial assistance to Missouri residents who cannot afford the full cost of abortion care.

GWAF works directly with clinics on behalf of the people we serve. When a clinic we work with sees a patient who needs assistance, GWAF is a potential funding source to which they turn for a portion of the cost. The clinic then bills us for the amount we commit to covering.

We do not offer counseling and do not provide direct personal grants, but the clinics that we work with do. Currently we have agreements with The Hope Clinic for Women in Granite City, IL, Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis RegionPlanned Parenthood Great Plains serving the Kansas City region, Trust Women in Wichita, KS, and AbortionClinics.org in Bellevue, NE and Bethesda, MD. We seek to establish agreements with any abortion providers serving Missourians in need.

Gateway Women’s Access Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization under the National Network of Abortion Funds, and all donations to GWAF are tax-deductible. GWAF’s EIN is 47-1977531.


You can make a difference

GWAF is run by an all-volunteer board who share a passion for reducing barriers to abortion access. If you want to be a part of our work, we are always looking for new board members, committee members, and volunteers. Find out more and sign up here.