The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program

 
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program has received 1 donation
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    Athletics as a Tool for Achieving Goals
    By - India Pajeau - Director of Development
    Booker T. Washington Girls Basketball/Track Teams Educational/Cultural Experience exposes 60-70 low-income, African-American teenage girls to the many opportunities available within and outside of their community. The goal of the program is to motivate students using athletics as a tool for achieving their goals. The main...
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program has received 3 donations
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program has made updates to their project page.
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    Job Readiness through Education
    By - India Pajeau - Director of Development
    Meet Alejandra.  Alejandra’s desire to obtain her GED at DeNeuville Learning Center was the first step to opening a store for the Hispanic community. As a mother of five children, Alejandra’s goal meant finding a GED program offering childcare. DeNeuville was able to meet that need, helping Alejandra to get...
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    2012-2013 Grantee Partners
    By - India Pajeau - Director of Development
    Thank you for supporting the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis!  Because of your gifts, WFGM is one of the fastest growing women’s foundations in the country that is dedicated to securing and granting funds to programs that enable women and their families to become economically stable. We are...
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    Memphis Urban Debate League Success
    By - Tracy Burgess - Development Manager
    Read about the Memphis Urban Debate League, a WFGM Grantee Partner: Nyree, a 17-year-old student, is a proud member of the Memphis Urban Debate League. She is a Senior in high school with the No. 1 Debate Team in the city and also taking college courses locally. I have gained so much confidence since joining the...
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    See Patrice Now!
    By - Tracy Burgess - Development Manager
    Do you remember reading about Patrice, a student from the Girls Experiencing Engineering Program, in 2010? Here is an update on her experience...   Eight Years of Excellence Patrice T, Student to Mentor 2011 marked year 8 for the Girls Experiencing Engineering (GEE) program. GEE is an interactive, fast-paced program...
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program has received 6 donations
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    2011 - 2012 Grantee Partners
    By - Tracy Burgess - Development Manager
    Thank you for helping 115 Jobs for Life graduates through Advance Memphis go to work. WFGM's first grant award to Advance Memphis was in 2010 for "Jobs for Life, Financial Freedom and Warehouse Warriors," a six-week job readiness and financial literacy program. Since that time, 70 individuals, on average, are...
    • 3 years ago
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    The Definition of HOPE
    By - Tracy Burgess - Development Manager
    Geraldine L. defines HOPE for all. Geraldine lost her job suddenly; however, her determination paid off after taking full advantage of the Urban Strategies Memphis HOPE program. She participated in all training programs and job fairs, applied for hundreds of jobs, and completed all tasks assigned by Memphis HOPE employment...
    • 3 years ago
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    Booker T. Washington Student-Athlete Program
    By - Tracy Burgess - Development Manager
    Students at Booker T. Washington High School have been referred to as "high risk" because of their ethnic, social, and economic status. A majority of the students are parented by single females whose income is at or below the poverty level and where government assistance is the main income source. In 2007, the school's...
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program has received 3 donations
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    A Journey to Success
    By - Ruby Bright - Executive Director and CAO
    Leslie Shaw has raised her two grandchildren with food to eat, clean clothes to wear and a roof over their heads, so she never considered herself poor. But she knew that she wanted more out of life for her family. As a resident of Legends Park, formerly Dixie Homes public housing project, Leslie enrolled in the first...
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    Education for Job Readiness at DeNeuville
    By - Ruby Bright - Executive Director
    Your gifts help us say “Yes” to programs making a positive impact in our community. Because of you, the Women’s Foundation reached our goal for the year and will continue to fund successful programs like “Education for Job Readiness” at the DeNeuville Learning Center. This program provides GED preparation and...
    • 4 years ago
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    Patrice: A Story of Learning and Success
    By - The Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis - The Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis
    Patrice attended Girls Experiencing Engineering (GEE) as a junior in highschool. She didn’t know a lot about what engineering was – only that you had to be good at math and science. GEE opened her eyes to the possibility of a career in engineering. The guidance she received from the professors of GEE has meant the world...
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program posted a progress report
    Smiles of Success
    By - Brenna Ragghianti - Development Associate
    This group of women has made a giant step on their path of success because of you. Your gift has the power to change the lives of so many others who are striving for success. These women are graduates of DeNeuville Learning Center, a grantee of the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis. Alix has applied to become a...
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program has received 7 donations
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  • The Women's Foundation Core Grant Making Program has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Ruby Bright

Executive Director
Memphis, TN United States

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