Harrisburg, PA (December 9, 2020) The Fund for Women & Girls annual grantmaking meeting looked slightly different this year. Aside from the virtual nature of all of our meetings these days, the Fund for Women & Girls grantmaking committee had five $20,000 grants to award. 

In honor of the Fund for Women & Girls 20th Anniversary, this initiative raised $100,000 to grant five $20,000 innovative, change-making grants to nonprofit organizations seeking to transform women’s education, economic opportunity, and access to health wellness for decades to come. 

The following is a list of grant recipients that were each awarded $20,000 for their project:

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Harrisburg – Empowering Women for Success Project

Christ the King Deaf Church – DeafCAN! – for Launching Deaf Bhutanese Women & Girls in Growing Relocated Community in Central PA

Employment Skills Center – ASPIRE-Plus: Empowering Women and Girls Through Education and Training

LGBT Community Center Coalition of Central PA – GLO Harrisburg: A Safe Space for Transgender Women & Girls of Color

The Sexual Assault Resource & Counseling Center of Lebanon & Schuylkill Counties – From Margin to Center: Community-Based Programs for Underserved Women and Girls

If you would like to make a one-time gift or become a member of the Fund for Women & Girls, you can do so at www.tfec.org/dreamteam. Your gift can support multiple nonprofit organizations that advance the lives of women and girls in our region with one donation!

About The Fund for Women & Girls
The Fund for Women & Girls, a special initiative of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC), broadens awareness of and responds to issues affecting women and girls through the power of collective philanthropy. 

About The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC)
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC), a community foundation, inspires giving by partnering with donors to achieve their charitable goals, strengthening our local communities by investing in them now and for future generations. Founded in 1920, TFEC has served the South Central Pennsylvania counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, Perry, and the Dillsburg Area for 100 years. Regional foundations of TFEC include the Greater Harrisburg Community Foundation, the Franklin County Community Foundation, the Mechanicsburg Area Community Foundation, the Perry County Community Foundation, and the Dillsburg Area Community Foundation. For more information, please visit www.tfec.org.

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