Recent Women's Fund Grants
$111,300 Awarded since 2004

2015 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $20,000

ACHIEVE
$1,200 for purchase of an health relationship curriculum for women with developmental/intellectual disabilities

Broome Community College Entrepreneurial Assistance Program 
$300 for two scholarships to a twelve-week sixty-hour training program for women starting their own business (Broome)

Family Planning of South Central New York
$5,440 for a summer program promoting healthy behaviors for middle school girls

Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network
$6,000 for Community Linkage for Addiction and Parenting Support (CLAPS); support for women with substance use issues parenting infants and young children

Opportunities for Otsego
$6,000 for a security upgrade at their women's shelter

YWCA of Binghamton/Broome county
$1,060 for support to women that have lost housing subsidies due to sanctions or loss of employment

 

2014 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $15,300

Broome Community College Entrepreneurial Assistance Program 
$300 for two scholarships to a twelve-week sixty-hour training program for women starting their own business (Broome)

Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga counties
$3,000 for personal care supplies for women and girls in Tioga County

Opportunities for Otsego
$6,000 for immediate counseling for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes

Tioga County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
$3,685 for purchase of equipment and programming to add a physical fitness component to  substance abuse prevention programming for adolescent girls

Union-Endicott High School
$2,315 for a program and support group for ninth grade at-risk girls transitioning to high school

2013 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $9,500

Broome Community College Entrepreneurial Assistance Program 
$300 for two scholarships to a twelve-week sixty-hour training program for women starting their own business (Broome)

Four County Library System
$1,000 for the Cybermobile women’s outreach project (Broome/Delaware/Otsego)

Girls on the Run
$1,660 to add six new teams in Chenango, Delaware and Otsego counties (Chenango/Delaware/Otsego)

Opportunities for Otsego
$2,500 for a violence intervention program for older adolescent girls and women (Otsego)

SOS Shelter
$2,390 to replace mattresses at the emergency shelter (Broome)

Tioga Open Door Mission
$1,650 to provide emergency financial and informational assistance for women over 55 who are heads of their households and in crisis (Tioga)

2012 Women's Fund Grants
Total Dollars Awarded: $18,000

Family Planning of South Central New York (formerly Planned Parenthood of South Central New York)
$10,000 for a collaborative program with the American Civic Association offering health care to immigrant women who cannot afford it otherwise (Multi-county)

Broome County Council of Churches
$1,750 for outreach to isolated elder women and caregivers, especially in rural areas (Broome)

Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways
$600 for a Hunger Banquet program teaching young people about hunger (Multi-county)

Life Choices Center
$1,750 for the Smart Choices program DVD’s (Broome)

Mom’s House of Johnson City, Inc.
$2,000 for a motivational DVD program for parents (Broome)

Tioga County Rural Ministry, Inc.
$1,500  for purchase of personal care products for low income/ single parent women (Tioga)

2011 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $8,000

Family Enrichment Network
$918 for the Parenting Education and Awareness Program (PEAP) for incarcerated mothers at the Broome County Correctional Facility (Broome)

Planned Parenthood of South Central New York
$2,532 for educating professionals in the field of senior services on issues related to sexuality, intimacy and aging (Multiple counties)

Richfield Springs Community Center
$1,050 for a life skills program for girls, using a multiple workshop approach (Otsego)

WSKG Public Broadcasting
$
3,500 to support education of girls in scientific fields: STEM - science, technology, engineering and math (Broome)

2010 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $7,500

ACHIEVE
$1,500 for a self-esteem workshop for intellectually and developmentally challenged women (Broome)

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County
$3,000 for a workforce development program held at the Endicott Family Resource Center for unemployed women (Broome)

Girls on the Run Central New York
$2,000 toward purchase of an updated Girls on the Run curriculum for programs in Otsego and Delaware Counties (Delaware & Otsego)

YWCA of Cortland
$1,000 for a nutrition program for low-income families facing a difficult economy (Cortland)

2009 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $7,000

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County
$2,500 toward the Youth as Entrepreneurs 4H program for Waverly area teen girls (Tioga)

Family Enrichment Network
$2,250 toward the Looking Back and Moving Forward program for formerly incarcerated mothers (Broome)

Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network
$2,250 for a Perinatal Mood Disorder training program for healthcare professionals working with new mothers/pregnant individuals (Multiple counties)

2008 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $7,000

Cortland County Community Action Program (CAPCO)
$1,500 toward the Community Action Angels program, to help women in need who don't otherwise fit guidelines for CAPCOs assistance programs (Cortland)

Girls on the Run
$2,000 to expand a character development program for girls using running and physical fitness as a context to three rural schools in Otsego County (Otsego)

Life Choices Center
$700 to supply necessary baby items and consumables for women dealing with a crisis pregnancy (Broome)

Opportunities for Otsego
$1,500 for emergency needs of women/girls receiving crisis intervention services, usually victims of sexual assault or domestic violence (Otsego)

YWCA of Cortland
$1,300 toward a financial literacy program for young mothers in the Model Moms program (Cortland)

2007 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $6,000

Chenango Health Network
$3,000 toward Go Red Chenango, Women Have Heart, a community-based women's heart health outreach program (Chenango)

Crime Victims Assistance Center
$1,500 for training for the coordinator of SART, the Broome County Sexual Assault Response Team (Broome)

Girl Scouts Indian Hills Council
$1,500 toward a life skills outreach program for girls at the Binghamton Boys and Girls Club (Broome)

2006 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $6,000

Catholic Charities of Chenango County
$3,000 toward the Women's Empowerment Bank Scholarship program, to provide rental security deposits for women who face economic challenges in leaving situations of domestic abuse (Chenango)

Danielle House
$2,000 to provide up to 200 days of housing at Danielle House for women with breast cancer being treated at Lourdes or UHS Hospitals in Greater Binghamton, or for their families when visiting the women during a hospital stay (Broome)

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier (MHA)
$1,000 toward the Choices program, a mentoring program at Whitney Point School District to assist young women who inflict self-harm as a coping mechanism, helping them to make healthier choices for themselves (Broome)

2005 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $5,000

Broome County Council of Churches
$700 toward staff costs for an educator for the New Beginnings program, which works to empower incarcerated women or the families of those incarcerated in order to reduce recidivism (Broome)

Broome-Tioga ARC
$1,300 toward equipment and supplies for the Caring for Ourselves and Others program, which offers skill building and continued education to women with cognitive, intellectual and other developmental disabilities (Broome)

YWCA of Cortland
$3,000 toward the Model Moms program, which provides companionship and information on nutrition, food preparation, budgeting, good parenting techniques and exercise to young at-risk mothers who otherwise lack a strong support system (Cortland)

2004 Women's Fund Grants
Total Awarded: $2,400

Action for Older Persons (AOP)
$800 for the project, Taking Care of Business: A Financial Course for Women Approaching Retirement (Broome)

Family Enrichment Network
$400 toward the Internet Safety Safari project, a program to teach teenage girls how to avoid being victimized via the Internet (Broome)

Girl Scouts Indian Hills Council
$800 to assist two low-income at-risk girls with scholarships, case management services and troop membership fees relating to the Scouts Thirteenth Moon Program (Broome, Chenango, Delaware)

SOS Shelter
$400 for purchase of books for the Pattern Changing for Teens project, a program designed to prevent girls age 16-21 from becoming involved in abusive relationships (Broome)

 

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