March 2nd, 2016

2016 Women’s Fund Grant Cycle Awards $32,445 from Women’s Fund, Crime Victims Fund and Two Donor Advised Funds


Grants Celebration Women’s Fund 2016 PowerPoint presentation 

Women’s Fund Luncheon 2016 PHOTO GALLERY


Celebrating 17 grants to 12 organizations totaling a record $32,445

Grants to be awarded to Deliver Impact in 3 Areas

1-To promote educational, economic, social and political equality for women

$3,000 for assisting low income immigrant women when applying for work authorization and citizenship benefits to Catholic Charities

$3,250 for emerging women leaders to access community building workshops building confidence, inspiration, and leadership networks to Natural Leaders Initiative

$3,300 for teen girls to build self-esteem and job skills to GIAC

$1,500 for young women to learn basic carpentry skills for picnic tables for the West Hill community

$1,475 for over 350 women and girls to attend Sister Friends, an annual celebration of diverse women to Multicultural Resource Center

2-To enable women to achieve economic self-sufficiency

$3,500 for women to have short term supportive residential placement to build self-sufficiency to Catholic Charities

$3,500 for economically vulnerable single mothers to engage in peer support improving access to vital services to Southside Community Center

$2,250 for women to address barriers to employment to Women’s Opportunity Center

$1,520 for women gaining employment with transportation barriers to the Child Development Council

3-To ensure that women have necessary healthcare resources

$3,500 for low income women to partially support the expenses of lab test and clinical supplies to the Ithaca Health Alliance

$1,850 for women surviving domestic violence and sexual assault to assist with home safety and emergency communications to the Advocacy Center

$2,000 for women to be trained as diabetes prevention coaches as well as program participant scholarships to the Healthy Planning Council of the Human Services Coalition

$1,800 for low income women in cancer treatment to provide free wigs to the Cancer Resource Center