The Potter’s Wheel’s $35,000 grant will allow for the development of the SING program, a program that will provide support and guidance to children of imprisoned family members to help break the generational cycle of incarceration. The Lampion Center’s $35,000 grant will allow for renovations that will update, clean, sound-proof and provide a more functional environment for counselors, clients and staff.
Since it was formed in 2007, the Women’s Fund has awarded grants totaling $455,000 to organizations serving our community’s women and children.
Grants are awarded based on funding and deliberation guidelines developed by our grants committee. The committee, made up of Women’s Fund members, take their charge very seriously, devoting countless hours to reviewing funding proposals, visiting the organizations seeking funding, and monitoring funded projects and programs.
Here’s Margaret McMullan talking about our very first grant in 2007 to the Boys and Girls Club on WFIE Channel 14: