WOMEN BUILDING COMMUNITY GRANTS Awarded in 2022
Women and girls in Tompkins County will benefit from the $50,000 in grants being awarded this December. Ten grants, up to $5,000 each, were awarded this cycle.
Winning projects focused on Community Development, Education, Gender Equity, Health, Human Services, or Social Justice.
These are the projects receiving WBC grants this fall:
Child Development Council: Removing Roadblocks & Postpartum Support
Finger Lakes Toy Library: Volunteer Recruitment & Workshop Programming
Free Science Workshop: Empowering Underserved Girls through Creative Experiences in STEM
The Greater Ithaca Activities Center: GIAC Jumpers
Habitat for Humanity: Teaching Carpentry, Building Confidence
Ithaca Health Alliance: Ithaca Free Clinic Healthcare & Diagnostic Services for Women
Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services: Minor Repair Program - Women
Homeowners Materials Fund
Ithaca Welcomes Refugees: Global Roots Play School
Open Doors English: The Julie Russ Coulombe Language Program: Open Doors English Sponsorship Program
Village at Ithaca: Brown Babes Braiding, Phase 2
A $10,000 Innovation Grant was awarded in May to Finger Lakes Reuse for Green Job Skills for Women through Reuse
An Unexpected Needs Grant of $1,000 was awarded to the Kitchen Cupboard for the purchase of a new freezer.