GIVING WoMN Grant Making History

GIVING WoMN Grant Results: $1,241,000 and Growing!

Since our initial grants in mid-2006, GIVING WoMN has distributed over $1,241,000 (typically $10,000-$30,000 each) with 67 impact grants to 53 organizations and projects serving the greater Twin Cities community.

Grant Recipients

2017

  • Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative – 66 West Youth Housing
  • The Sheridan Story
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Twin Cities – Reading Proficiency program with Groves Academy
  • Ready, Set, Smile
  • Youth Farm
  • YWCA of Minneapolis – Girls Inc. Eureka! STEM Program

Total 2016 Giving: $ 115,000

2016

  • ARC: Voices Against Violence Program
  • Bridge for Youth – 400 Safe: Text for Help Program
  • Face 2 Face: Step up to Employment Program
  • The Open Door: Mobile Lunch Box Program
  • Perspectives: Children’s Mental Health Program

Total 2016 Giving: $ 126,000

2015

  • Cookie Cart – operational funding
  • Genesys Works – Twin Cities – Summer Training Program
  • Hammer Residences – Telehealth Program
  • KIPP Minnesota – KIPP Through College Program
  • Reve Academy – operational funding
  • Store to Door – Transitional Food Program
  • The Link – Passageways Program
  • Way to Grow – Great by 8 Program

Total 2015 Giving: $ 163,000

2014

  • Ascension School – After School Program Capacity Expansion
  • Banyan Community – operational funding
  • Open Arms Minnesota – Meals for People Living with Breast Cancer
  • Simpson Housing Services – Family Housing Services Program
  • Serve Minnesota – Reading Corps Literacy Program
  • Volunteers of America – Americus Radius Program – Girls in Juvenile Justice Sys
  • Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute – Care Coordination Program and Development Office

Total 2014 Giving: $ 117,000

2013

  • Avenues For Homeless Youth – Transitional Housing
  • Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) – Out of School Time Program
  • Oasis For Youth
  • Commonbond Communities – Childhood Literacy Project
  • Our Lady of Peace Home  – Hospice for Children With Terminal Cancer
  • Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery – 4th Day Home Visiting
  • Courage Center – Health Care Home Capacity Expansion Project and Development Office

Total 2013 Giving: $ 109,000

2012

  • Ampersand Families
  • FamilyWise (Genesis II for Families)
  • Project Homeless Connect – ID Card Project
  • Walk-In Counseling Center
  • Women’s Advocates – ROSE Project
  • Courage Center – Pain, Sleep, Depression Project

Total 2012 Giving: $102,050

2011

  • CornerHouse – Family Liaison Support
  • Jeremiah Program – Jeremiah Works Program
  • Minnesota Literacy Council – Middle School Tutoring Program
  • Store to Door – Elderly Shopping/Home Assistance Program
  • My Health for Teens and Young Adults (West Suburban Teen Clinic) –  Assist Expansion for New Hopkins Clinic
  • Youth Frontiers – Core Retreat Program
  • Courage Center ABLE Rehabilitation Equipment Program

Total 2011 Giving: $100,000

2010

  • Bridging
  • Council on Crime and Justice – Children Who Witnessed Domestic Violence Project
  • CSJ Ministries – Learning in Style
  • The Advocates for Human Rights – Sex Trafficking Educational Outreach Project
  • YouthCare
  • Courage Center – Weight Management Program

Total 2010 Giving:  $100,000

2009

  • Minnesota D.A.R.E., Inc.
  • Free Arts Minnesota
  • Cookie Cart – Customer Service Training Program
  • ARC Greater Twin Cities – Voices for Women Project
  • Courage Center – Mind Body Integration Phase III and Forum for Life Camp for Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome

Total 2009 Giving: $87, 000

2008

  • Bolder Options
  • Tubman Family Alliance & Chrysalis – A Center for Women
  • Courage Center – Pediatric Care Navigator Project

Total 2008 Giving: $80,000

2007

  • Minnesota Literacy Council
  • Twin Cities RISE!
  • Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery Center
  • Courage Center – Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program

Total 2007 Giving: $77,000

2006

  • Avenues for Homeless Youth
  • Project Success
  • Courage Center Literacy Camp

Total 2006 Giving:  $65,000