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