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New York Women's Foundation Awards $1.48 Million for Women and Families
Posted on May 9, 2010
The New York
Women's Foundation has announced grants totaling $1.48 million to
community-based organizations serving the needs of women and families in
New York City.
Grants were awarded to thirty-one nonprofits working in the areas of
community organizing and advocacy, economic security and justice, health
and sexual rights, positive development of girls and young women, and
safety. Recipients include the Transjustice program at the Audre Lorde
Project; the Impact Seguir Adelante project at Agenda For Children
Tomorrow; the African Hope Committee's Nguemme HIV/AIDS Impact
initiative; the Rites of Passage program at Brotherhood/Sister Sol; and
Greenhope Services for Women.
Despite the economic downturn, the foundation boosted the dollar
amount of its grantmaking by 20 percent in 2009. "We have maintained and
exceeded our level of grantmaking, refusing to scale down and retrench
during the great recession," said NYWF president and CEO Ana Oliveira.
"We are dedicated to supporting the organizations that are preparing the
next generation of community leaders."
“New York Women's Foundation Awards $1.48 Million in Grants.”
New York Women's Foundation Press Release
Primary Subject: Women
Location(s): New York, New York City