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Fund for Women and Girls Microfunding Recap

At this year’s virtual Fund for Women and Girls’ Microfunding Event, we learned about several inspiring local initiatives. Thank you to all the fund shareholders who were able to join us and to the organizations that shared their work with us. At this year’s event, shareholders were wowed by…. Warren City Schools and their program, “Girl …

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Final Call for 2020 Proposals Through Joint COVID-19 Application

(Youngstown/Warren, OH) – Together, three Valley foundations issued a final call for 2020 grant proposals coming through the joint COVID-19 Crisis Relief and Stabilization Application. The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, The Raymond John Wean Foundation and The Youngstown Foundation set Friday, November 20 as the final 2020 deadline for this grant opportunity, and …

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Fund for Women and Girls Microfunding Goes Virtual

Join us virtually, using your computer or smart phone and hear directly from area organizations serving women and girls. You’ll then vote on which will receive a $1,500 grant from the Fund for Women and Girls. This event is open to shareholders of the Fund for Women and Girls. Not already a shareholder? No problem! …

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11 Challenge Grants Awarded to Local Arts & Culture Organizations

Recognizing the important roles that arts and culture organizations will play as the Mahoning Valley rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Foundation offered a new challenge grant opportunity for limited capacity organizations this summer. The Foundation accepted applications from smaller arts and culture organizations (those with operating budgets of $250,000 or less) and selected …

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The Fund for Women and Girls-Special Update

Even with all of the craziness that is 2020, the shareholders of the Fund for Women and Girls have kept busy! Check out the below update on the Fund’s activities, and we hope to have you join us in this important work to support local women and girls! 1.) GEMS of the Valley Unfortunately, we …

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Aspiring Photographer Receives Love Life Scholarship

Inspired by a family trip to the Grand Canyon and the many photos she took there, Stephanie Helmick started considering photography as a career choice. Now, she’ll be one step closer to making that dream a reality with a $500 scholarship from the Love Life Foundation Fund. For the past two years, Daynelle Sanner and …

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Women Warriors Honorees

Compilation of Women Warriors Honorees For the past several weeks, the Guiding Circle of the Fund for Women and Girls chose women from submitted nominations to spotlight. So many impressive nominations were received, and for the tenth spotlight, the Guiding Circle wants to share them all! These honorees are true Women Warriors, sacrificing for their …

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Women Warriors Week Nine | Dual Feature: Kathy Hughes & Tammy Engle

Each week, the Guiding Circle of the Fund for Women and Girls selects one Woman Warrior from submitted nominations to spotlight. This week is our second dual feature! Comforting and Protecting Residents During COVID-19 Two women put their efforts into serving others As a visiting Registered Nurse, Kathy Hughes has been on the front lines of …

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Last Call to Nominate a Woman Warrior!

LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS-Wednesday, July 8,2020! The Guiding Circle of the Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls is seeking nominations for its Women Warriors initiative. This recognition campaign will feature brave, courageous women who are stepping up to lead crisis relief and response efforts in the Mahoning Valley during the current COVID-19 outbreak. Eligibility: The nominee’s …

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Last Call to Nominate! The Fund for Women and Girls Launches Women Warriors to Honor COVID-19 Leaders

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Guiding Circle of the Community Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls is seeking nominations for a new Women Warriors initiative. Wednesday, July 8, 2020 is the last day to submit a nomination. This recognition campaign will feature brave, courageous women who are stepping up to lead crisis relief and response efforts …

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