Since 1998, The Women’s Foundation has been fortunate to work with over 160 community-based organizations working to improve the lives of women and girls across the Washington region. Below are the Grantee Partners we have worked with in the past three years.
*Denotes a currently funded Grantee Partner
+ Denotes a ‘Stand Together Fund’ Grantee Partner
Identity’s mission is to create opportunities for Latino youth to believe in themselves and realize their highest potential.
Infant Toddler Family Day Care (ITFDC) has been a trusted early child care and education resource for families in the Washington Metropolitan area since 1983. Since our inception we have worked to connect families with professional early child care educators who operate high quality family child care homes. Our program provides nurturing care and early childhood education to children in a family setting beginning at 6 weeks of age. We have expanded our services to include Child Care Aware of Northern Virginia, Workforce Development, and sponsorship of the USDA Child Care Food Program.
LIFT is a national nonprofit organization that empowers families to break the cycle of poverty.
Grant Purpose: To support Joining Voices, an advocacy project in Prince George’s County that empowers parents and child care providers to articulate the importance of quality child care for family stability, school readiness and economic growth, with a focus on sustaining and increasing funds for early care and education services.
Prince George's Child Resource Center (PGCRC) helps create healthy and nurturing environments for children by supporting their families and educating their caregivers. Each year, PGCRC provides family support services to over 1,500 families and training to over 2,000 child care providers, parents and human services workers potentially touching the lives of nearly half a million children since 1990. The organization conducts home visits, provides child development education, links families to community services, and provides adult education.
The Tahirih Justice Center is a national non-profit that has served over 25,000 courageous individuals fleeing violence since 1997. Our efficient, effective, and innovative model of service is now delivered from five locations, and we’re committed to serving as many immigrant women and girls as possible.
The Safe Sisters Circle is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides free culturally specific, holistic, and trauma-based services to Black women survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault primarily living in Washington, DC's Wards 7 and 8.
Grant Purpose: To support advocacy that promotes policy changes in early childhood that cover the birth to eight continuum at the local, state, and federal level by connecting and aligning policy opportunities at all levels and mobilize stakeholders, especially providers and parents, to weigh in on policy decisions.
Established in 1994, Voices for Virginia's Children, a member of the national Voices for America's Children network, is a statewide multi-issue children's policy research and advocacy organization. The Northern Virginia office was established in 2006 to focus on the particular needs of children in Northern Virginia. The organization works to ensure that policymakers, stakeholders and advocates understand and respond to the needs of the Commonwealth's children, especially those who are disadvantaged or otherwise vulnerable.
Wonders creates and advances diverse learning communities that teach the foundations of life-long learning and social responsibility. The Equity in Early Learning Initiative is a partnership among Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day, The Campagna Center, and School Readiness Consulting. It seeks to develop best practices in early childhood leadership, teaching and learning, and family engagement around equity-focused practice, and to develop a clear agenda to elevate the DC metro area as an early learning model for exemplary work in equity leadership and social justice education at the programming, systems, local policy, and state/national advocacy levels.
Grant Purpose: To support the EMPOwER Generations program, a partnership with College Success Foundation-DC, serving middle school aged girls and their mothers or female caregivers through a two-generation strategy that includes education and training for women, and school and community-based academic supports for girls.
YWCA National Capital Area is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The organization has more than 100 years of experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating programs for low-income women and their families. Today, it is working to ensure that the majority of women and girls of color in high need communities across the national capital area have the resources and support necessary to achieve personal, educational and professional success.
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