Past Grants of The Women's Fund

2018 Grant Recipients

  • Dress for Success
  • Madison Avenue Christian Church
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Mercy Neighborhood Ministries
  • UC Foundation
  • Cincinnati Hispanic Chamber
  • Lydia’s House
  • First Step Home

2017 Grant Recipients

  • Brighton Center
  • Cincinnati Works
  • First Step Home
  • Ohio Justice & Policy Center

2016 Grant Recipients

  • The Advance Network
  • Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio
  • Cincinnati Union Bethel
  • Dress for Success
  • Lydia’s House
  • Madison Avenue Christian Church
  • Mercy Neighborhood Ministries
  • Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission
  • Ohio Justice & Policy Center
  • Santa Maria Community Services
  • Supports to Encourage Low-Income Families
  • UC Foundation on behalf of UC Blue Ash

2015 Grant Recipients

  • The Advance Network
  • Brighton Center
  • Churches Active in Northside
  • Cincinnati Union Bethel
  • Gateway Community & Technical College
  • Life Learning Center
  • Lydia’s House
  • Madison Avenue Christian Church
  • Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission
  • Ohio Justice & Policy Center
  • Santa Maria Community Services
  • Valley Interfaith Food & Clothing Center

2014 Grant Recipients

  • 4C for Children

  • The Advance Network

  • Dress for Success

  • Hope House Rescue Mission

  • Mercy Health St. John

  • Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, Inc.

  • Ohio Justice & Policy Center

  • St. Vincent de Paul

  • Santa Maria Community Services

  • Supports to Encourage Low-Income Families

2013 Grant Recipients

Self-Sufficiency:

  • Cincinnati Union Bethel

  • Urban Appalachian Council

  • YWCA of Greater Cincinnati

  • St. Francis Seraph Ministries

  • Dress for Success Cincinnati

  • 4C for Children

  • The Advance Network, Inc.

  • Santa Maria Community Services

  • Gateway Community and Technical College Foundation

  • City Gospel Mission

Girls’ Leadership:

  • Academy for Multilingual Immersion Studies

  • Woodward, Withrow, Western Hills High Schools

  • Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology

  • The Children's Home Upper School 

2012 Grant Recipients

Self-Sufficiency:

  • Interfaith Hospitality Network for transportation

  • The Advance Network for the Get Learning project

  • Dress for Success for financial literacy

  • Vision Community Services for financial literacy

  • Cincinnati Union Bethel for ALI temporary rental assistance

  • Santa Maria for child development associate certifications

  • Family Healing Center for the Jobs for Life program

Girls’ Leadership:

  • Young Women Writing for a Change at Withrow, Western Hills and Woodward

  • Frederick Douglass School Leading Ladies program

  • Winton Woods High School girls robotics team 

2011 Grant Recipients

The Grow Strong Girls through Leadership 2010-2011 grant program allowed educators to apply for funds for girls’ leadership programs in Hamilton, Butler, Clermont and Warren counties in Ohio; Dearborn County in Indiana; and Campbell, Boone and Kenton counties in Kentucky.

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2010 Grant Recipients

Close the Gap:

  • Cincinnati Works $15,000

  • Hard Hatted Women $15,500 Lighthouse Youth Services $15,000

  • Mercy Neighborhood Ministries $15,500

  • Santa Maria Community Services $15,000

  • Support to Encourage Low-income Families $12,500

  • Urban Appalachian Council $12,000

  • Welcome House of Northern Kentucky $16,000

  • Women's Connection $15,000

Developing Women and Girls Leadership:

  • Six $1,000 BPW Scholarships

Grow Strong Girls:

  • Roll Hill High School $1,055

  • Ursuline Academy $1,500

  • Holmes Alternative School $1,500

  • Norwood Middle School $1,485

2009 Grant Recipients

Assess Progress:

  • Updating the PULSE $7,600

Close the Gap:

  • ACT $25,000
  • Cincinnati Works $15,000
  • Lighthouse Youth Services $14,100
  • Metro $18,150
  • Santa Maria $10,000
  • SELF $12,500
  • St. Vincent DePaul $10,000
  • The Advance Network $10,000
  • University of Cincinnati $10,000
  • YWCA Women in Charge $20,000

Developing Women and Girls Leadership:

  • Alcoholism Council of the Cincinnati Area $4,995, Nan Franks
  • Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio Region $3,558, Becki Brenner
  • Six $1,000 Scholarships BPW Scholarships 

2008 Grant Recipients

Close the Gap:

  • Cincinnati Works $10,000
  • Clermont Counseling Center $15,000
  • Emanuel Community Center $10,000
  • Mercy Franciscan St John's $15,300
  • Rosie's Girls $15,000
  • SELF $12,500
  • Women's Crisis Center $12,500

Developing Women and Girls Leadership:

  • Five $1,500 BPW Scholarships
  • Ronald McDonald House $6,500 
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