2018 Women & Girls' Fund Grants

Since 2001, The Women & Girls' Fund has awarded over $500,000 in grants to organizations and individuals in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. In 2018, $52,180 in program grants were awarded to 19 organizations. In addition, three additional named funds at Main Street Community Foundation supported proposals submitted to the Women & Girls' Fund. The total amount awarded to the 19 organizations was $55,227 and the grants supported the following causes, programs and projects:
 

Bristol Family Resource Centers - $3,300
Best SELF: Self Image & Esteem, Leadership and preparing for the Future
Women & Girls’ Fund - $1,630
Barbara Hackman Franklin Fund for Women - $1,670

Bristol Youth Services - $2,495
Skills to Pay the Bills program for teenage girls
Women & Girls’ Fund - $1,988
City of Bristol Treasurer’s Fund for Financial Awareness - $507

Community Counseling Centers of Central Connecticut - $2,400
Self: A Workshop to Improve Esteem for young women

Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington - $2,500
Reducing the Stress of Childcare Providers program

Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut - $2,500
Camperships for girls

For Goodness Sake - $4,052
Sweet Dreams program which provides new mattress and bedding sets

Girl Scouts of Connecticut - $3,000
2019 summer camperships

Girls Inc. of Western Connecticut - $2,630
Changing the Conversation after school program at Tyrrell Middle School in Wolcott

Jane Doe No More - $2,000
Safe Student Initiative and Escape Alive Survival Skills Self-Defense programs at St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol

John J. Driscoll United Labor Agency - $5,000
Building Pathways CT, individual supports for women training for a career in the Building Trades
Women & Girls’ Fund - $3,450
Wally Barnes Fund for Community Leadership Initiatives - $1,040
John & Gloria DiFrancesco Fund for Women and Girls - $510

Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut - $3,700
Family Sustainability through Literacy Plus, a program to increase reading, writing, math and financial literacy for women and their children
Women & Girls’ Fund - $2,200
City of Bristol Treasurer’s Fund for Financial Awareness - $1,500

Oak Hill – Chapter 126 - $4,050
One-on-one fitness training for women with disabilities or health challenges

Plymouth Community Food Pantry - $1,250
Purchase supplies for Diaper Bank

Rushford Center - $4,500
Building Resiliency through Alternative Therapies program, which provides women in outpatient treatment programs with therapies such as yoga and meditation

Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center - $1,800
Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies for women and girls

Southington Middle School Athletic Association - $2,000
Support a middle school girls’ sports program

St. Casimir Rosary Society - $800
Replacement mixers for the preparation of food for fundraisers

St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Bristol - $5,000
Housing support for women and girls

The Children's Law Center, Inc. - $2,250
Legal representation for female children in family court

2019 Women & Girls' Fund Grants

2017 Women & Girls' Fund Grants

2016 Women & Girls' Fund Grants

2015 Women & Girls' Fund Grants

2014 Women & Girls' Fund Grants

2013 Women & Girls' Fund Grants

2012 Women & Girls' Fund Grants

2011 Women & Girls' Fund Grants