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.