Past Grant Recipients

Prior to 2014, The Women’s Fund rotated our grantmaking fields of focus each year between economic self-sufficiency and security, health and well-being, and leadership and empowerment.

Past Grant Recipients

2015 Grant Awards: $230,000

Leadership & Empowerment:  $47,000, Economic Self-sufficiency & Security:  $52,000, Health & Well-being:  $131,000

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill - SMART Girls, SMART Leaders

Boys & Girls Club of Lower Merrimack Valley - Power of Paint, Girls on the Run

Children’s Friend and Family Services - Healthy Relationships Girls' Group

Community Action, Inc. - Homeless Mothers Self-Sufficiency Program

Compass Working Capital - Compass Family Self-Sufficiency Program in Lynn

Family Services of the Merrimack Valley - Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program

For Kids Only Afterschool - Girls on the Move

Girls Inc. of Lynn - Teen Health Ambassadors

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center - GLFHC Doula Program

Lynn Community Health Center - Lynn Baby Café

Merrimack Valley YMCA - Leadership Academy at Camp Nokomis for Esperanza Girls

Northeast Hospital Corporation - Connecting Young Moms

Operation Bootstrap - Immigrant Women’s Personal Growth Group

YMCA of the North Shore - Greater Beverly YMCA Girl Power

YWCA of Greater Lawrence - YWCA Women’s Economic Empowerment Program

 

2014 Grant Awards

Leadership & Empowerment- $63,000; Economic Self-Sufficiency & Security- $78,500; Health & Well-Being- $58,500

Amirah, Inc. - Leadership Development: Career-Readiness Workshop for Women Survivors of Commercial Exploitation

Beverly Bootstraps Community Services - Cooking Matters

Big Sister Association of Greater Boston - Community-Based Mentoring in Essex County

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem - SMART Girls

Building Bridges Through Music - Girls E3- Educate, Engage and Empower Program

Citizens for Adequate Housing - Career Link

COMPASS for kids - COMPASS Community Collaborative Lawrence

Express Yourself - Who Runs the World? Girls!

Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn - Parenting Education & Family Support Programs

Family Services of the Merrimack Valley - Stand and Deliver

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts - FabFactor—Finance and Business Series

Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center - GISA Project Bold:  Action for Safety

Lawrence CommunityWorks - Community Education Circles

Pathways for Children - Cape Ann Families Nurturing Parent Program

SeniorCare - Empowering Senior Women Through Financial Literacy

The Plummer Home for Boys - Therapeutic Groups for Girls and Young Women at Plummer Home’s On Point Program

Wellspring House - MediClerk Job Training and Placement

YWCA of Greater Lawrence - YWCA Women’s Health Advocacy Project

YWCA of Greater Newburyport - YWCA Encore +

 

2013 Grant Awards

Leadership and Empowerment - $125,000

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence - Girl Talk

Family Services of the Merrimack Valley - Big Friends Little Friends

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts - FaBFactor–Faroahs & Beacons

Girls Inc of Lynn - Beach Sisters & Peer Leaders

Gloucester Writers Center - A Room of One's Own

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center - Lawrence Latino Nursing Program

Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center - Girls Make the Message

Lifebridge - Women's Group

Pathways for Children - Parent Connection, Parent Mentor

Raw Art Works - Free Art Group

Tri-Town Council - Girl Power

YMCA North Shore- Salem - Stand Tall!

YWCA Greater Lawrence - Strong Voices, Safe Choices

 

2012 Grant Awards

Economic Self-Sufficiency and Security - $100,000

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence - Planning for the Future

Citizens for Adequate Housing - Career Link

COMPASS for Kids - COMPASS Community College Collaborative

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Inc. - Financial Literacy for Spanish Speaking Women

Girls Inc of Greater Haverhill - Economic Literacy Program

HAWC (Healing Abuse Working for Change) - Housing & Economic Stability for Victims of Domestic Violence

Healthy Directions - Computer Training for Family Child-Care Providers

Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center - GISA: Financial Literacy Program

Wellspring House - Medi-Clerk Job Training & Placement Program

YMCA of the North Shore - Life Skills 101 for Y Girls

YWCA of Greater Lawrence - Economic Empowerment Program

Girls Inc of Lynn - College Mentoring Program

 

2011 Grant Awards

Health and Well-Being - $84,000

CAB Health and Recovery Services - Healthy Streets Outreach Program: Women’s Project (Northeast Health Recovery)

Family & Children's Services of Lynn - The Right Moves

Family Self-Sufficiency Center Inc. - Health Literacy

Family Services Inc. - Parenting Journey

Girl Scouts of Eastern MA - FaBFactor–Fit & Beautiful

Girls Inc of Lynn - Sister to Sister/Girls enCourage

Greater Lynn Senior Services - Older Battered Women’s Program Annual Retreat

Health Quarters - Health Education Pregnancy Prevention Project

Northeast Health Systems - CYM  Volunteer Doula Program

YMCA of the North Shore - In Step Summer Camp

YWCA of Greater Lawrence - Women’s Health Advocacy Project

YWCA of Greater Newburyport - The Encore Program

 

2010 Grant Awards

Leadership and Empowerment - $65,000

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence - Academic Basketball Leadership Program

Esperanza Academy - Student Leadership Program

Lynn Community Health Center - Latina Health Support Program

Lynn Home for Young Women - In-House General Educational Development (GED) program

North Shore Community College Foundation - Strength-Based Transitions and Change Initiative

Raw Art - Women 2 Be, Art for Girlz

S.A.F.E. Studio - Females at Risk

The Salem Mission - The Women’s Program

The YMCA of the North Shore - Girls Today

 

2009 Grant Recipients

Economic Self-Sufficiency and Security - $60,000

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence - Job Smart/Job Ready

Emmaus Inc. - The Bethel Learning Center

Girls Inc of Lynn - Career Path

Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center - Economic Independence Program

Lawrence Community Works - New Skills Academy

Notre Dame Education Center - Friday Finance

Wellspring House - The Medi-Clerk Program

YWCA of Greater Newburyport - Economic Empowerment Program

 

2008 Grant Recipients

Health and Well-Being - $50,000

Beverly Hospital - Connecting Young Moms Doula Volunteer Program

Catholic Charities North - Healthy Living For Young Mothers

The Family Self-Sufficiency Center, Inc. - Health Literacy: Risk, Recognition and Response

Greater Lynn Senior Services - Older Battered Women's Program

Health Quarters, Inc. - Cervical Cancer Prevention Program

Lynn YMCA - My Time

North Shore Health Project - Healing Our Community Collaborative

YWCA of Greater Lawrence - Women’s Health Advocacy Project

 

2007 Grant Recipients

Leadership and Empowerment - $30,000

Boys & Girls Club of Lower Merrimack Valley - Stable Teens Program

Family & Children Services of Greater Lynn - Civic Engagement Program

Girl Scouts of Spar and Spindle Council, Inc. - Real Girls – The Real Deal

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Inc. - High School Internship Program

Home for Abused Women and Children (HAWC) - Girls Creating Change

Merrimack Valley Community Service Corps, Inc. - Grandparent Program

Northern Essex Community College Career Counseling Center - The Women’s Network Women Returning To School Information Fair

Raw Art Works - Women 2 Be and Art 4 Girlz

Windrush Farm Therapeutic Equitation, Inc. - Riding Therapy for Women

 

2006 Grant Recipients

Economic Self-Sufficiency and Security - $39,000

Essex County Community Organization - The E-Team Program

Girls Inc of Lynn - Strong, Smart and Bold Program

Help for Abused Women and Their Children - Making Money Work

Northern Essex Community College - The Women’s Network

Wellspring House - Foundations Program

YWCA of Greater Lawrence - Economic Literacy Program

 

2005 Grant Recipients

Health and Well-Being - $47,000

Greater Lynn Senior Services - Older Battered Women's Program

S.A.F.E. Studio, Inc. - Females at Risk Program

The YWCA of Newburyport - Women’s Health Advocacy Program

Health Quarters, Inc. - The North Shore Cervical Cancer Prevention Program

The Women's Crisis Center - The Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Program

Lawrence Boys & Girls Club - Smart Moves, The Real Deal, Fitness Authority and Baby Think it Over

 

2004 Grant Recipients

Leadership and Empowerment - $27,500

Beverly Hospital - Connecting Young Moms Program       

Haverhill Family Network, Community Action Inc. - Mapping Yourself

Girls Scouts of Spar and Spindle Council - Jump Smart

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