Grantees

2017 Grants ($175,300)

RWGC co-chairs Melinda Andolina and Nancy Bloom with 2017 grantees — Photo by Barbara Moore

Big Brothers Big Sisters: Little Sisters – Big Futures! $10,000
Cameron Community Ministries: Respect & Responsibility (R&R) for Girls $15,000
Center for Teen Empowerment: Young Women’s Leadership and Employment Project $25,000
Center for Youth Services: Learn2Earn $6,000
Empire Justice Center: C.A.S.H. (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) Coach $15,000
Judicial Process Commission: Women’s Legal Action Project & Support Services $25,000
Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach Center: Job Skills Class $17,800
Society for the Protection & Care of Children: Teen Age Parent Support Services (TAPSS) $25,000
Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach: Women’s Empowerment Program of Jennifer House $11,500
Unity Hospital of Rochester: Project Independence at Healthy Moms $25,000

2016 Grants ($175,000)

RWGC co-chairs Melinda Andolina and Shirley King with 2016 grantees — Photo by Lori Farr

Big Brothers, Big Sisters: Little Sisters, Big Futures $10,000
Borinquen Dance Theatre: Self Development and Dance Program $25,000
Cameron Community Ministries: Respect and Responsibility (R&R) for Girls $13,250
Empire Justice Center: C.A.S.H. Coach $20,000
Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection: Venture-Up Grant $50,000
Ladies Attaining Self-Sufficiency: LASS Financial Literacy $2,100
Rochester Regional Health: Project Independence at Healthy Moms $25,000
SPCC: Teen Age Parents Support Services (TAPSS) $20,150
Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach: Women’s Empowerment Program of Jennifer House $9,500

2015 Grants ($165,000)

RWGC co-chairs Shirley King and Melinda Andolina with 2015 grantees — Photo by Lori Farr

Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection: Venture-Up Grant (to be awarded over 2 years) $100,000
Borinquen Dance Theatre: Expansion Grant (an additional $16,500 from The Community Foundation) $16,500
Cameron Community Ministries, Respect and Responsibility (R&R) for Girls $11,500
Empire Justice Center: C.A.S.H. Coach $15,000
Judicial Process Commission: Women’s Legal Action Project and Support Services $25,000
Life Listening Resources (Coffee Connection): Career Development for Women In Recovery $15,000
SPCC: Teen Age Parents Support Services (TAPSS) $25,000
Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach: Women’s Empowerment Program of Jennifer House $7,000
St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center: Women on the Move $10,000

2014 Grants ($145,074)

RWGC co-chairs Shirley King and Paula Carter with 2014 grantees — Photo by Lori Farr

Borinquen Dance Theatre: Self Development and Dance Program $9,000
Cameron Community Ministries: Respect and Responsibility (R&R) for Girls $9,177
Catholic Family Center: Healthy Sisters Soup and Bean Works Program $10,000
Empire Justice Center: C.A.S.H. Coach $15,000
Judicial Process Commission: Women’s Legal Action Project and Support Services $25,000
MCC Foundation: Latina College Recruitment Initiative $22,897
RESOLVE of Greater Rochester, Inc.: Safe Journey Financial Counseling Program $5,000
Sisters Together Achieving Results (STAR) $7,000
SPCC: Teen Age Parents Support Services (TAPSS) $25,000
Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach: Women’s Empowerment Program of Jennifer House $7,000
St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center: Women on the Move $10,000

2013 Grants ($132,000)

2013 grant recipients STAR (Sisters Together Achieving Results) founders with RWGC co-chair Shirley King — Photo by Lori Farr

AAUW: Women Helping Girls: Envision – Experience Program $8,500
Borinquen Dance Theatre: Self Development and Dance Program $5,000
Catholic Family Center: Healthy Sisters Soup and Bean Works Program $10,000
Empire Justice Center: C.A.S.H. Coach $15,000
Judicial Process Commission: Women’s Legal Action Project and Support Services $20,000
Safe Journey: Survivor Transition Program: Financial Counseling $5,000
St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center: Women on the Move $10,000
Sisters Together Achieving Results (STAR) $5,000
SPCC: Teen Age Parents Support Services (TAPSS) $22,000
Sojourner House at PathStone: Henrietta Hammond Institute for Life Skills (HHILS) $11,500
YWCA: School Age Parents Program: College Readiness $20,000

2012 Grants ($100,500)

Borinquen Dance Theatre: Self Development and Dance Program $5,000
Empire Justice Center: C.A.S.H. Coach $10,000
Judicial Process Commission: Women’s Legal Action Project and Support Services $20,000
Lifespan: Women in Transition Services (WITS): Computer Literacy Project $2,000
PathStone Corporation: Determined Divas $20,000
Safe Journey: Survivor Transition Program: Financial Counseling $5,000
St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center: Women on the Move $10,000
SPCC: Teen Age Parents Support Services (TAPSS) $19,000
Sojourner House at PathStone: Henrietta Hammond Institute for Life Skills (HHILS) $9,500

2011 Grants ($86,500)

American Association of University Women: Women Helping Girls $8,500
Ausangate Creations: The Coffee Connection $8,000
Catholic Family Center: Healthy Sister Soup and Bean Works Program $10,000
Center for Teen Empowerment: Female-Male Youth Dialogue Services $8,000
The Corner Place Tutoring Program: Math Matters Program $7,553
Empire Justice Center: C.A.S.H. Coach $10,000
Safe Journey: Survivor Resettlement Program $5,000
St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center: Women on the Move $10,000
SPCC: Successful Futures $10,000
Sojourner House: Henrietta Hammond Institute for Life Skills (HHILS) $9,447

2010 Grants ($55,000)

American Association of University Women: Girls Taking Charge Program $8,000
Ausangate Creations: Women’s Opportunity for Work Program $10,000
Brockport Auxiliary Service Club: Leadership Academy for Girls $5,750
Corner Place Tutoring Program: Math Matters $5,504
Safe Journey: Survivor Resettlement Program $7,106
Volunteers of America: Working Wardrobe on Wheels $8,640
YWCA: School-Age Parents Program $10,000

2009 Grants ($55,312)

Borinquen Dance Theatre: Year Round Development $5,000
Catholic Family Center: Healthy Sisters Soup and Bean Works Program $10,000
Heritage Christian Services: Leadership Training $9,812
Hope Hall: Young Women’s Club/Scholarship Program $5,500
Sojourner House: Henrietta Hammond Life Skills $10,000
Visiting Nurse Foundation: Life Skills Support Program $5,000
YWCA of Rochester: School-Age Parents Program $7,500
Wilson Commencement Park: RAFIKI $2,500

2008 Grants ($33,500)

Ausangate Creations: The Coffee Connection $10,000
Hope Hall: Susan B. Anthony Project $1,000
Rochester Childfirst Network: Day Care Licensing $6,000
Sojourner House: Henrietta Hammond Life Skills $10,000
Volunteers of America: The Working Wardrobe $5,000
Wilson Commencement Park: RAFIKI $1,500

 


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