A variety of organizations received funding in 2022. In total, $78,500 was awarded:
$40,500 in grant funding; $38,000 granted to Presentation High School.
Bill Wilson Center: Maternity Group Home (MGH) Program - $10,000
BWC’s Maternity Group Home (MGH) program provides safe housing and client supportive services each year to homeless youth (pregnant/parenting) ages 16 through 21. The program prepares them to transition into sustainable, independent living by focusing on parenting skills, child care, independent living skills, educational, employment assistance and other supportive services. The grant serves 6 homeless pregnant/parent youth and 6-12 of their children
CityTeam : House of Grace $10,000
CityTeam’s House of Grace is a unique long-term recovery program where women experiencing homelessness or life-controlling behaviors can rebuild their lives, without being separated from their children, ages 5 and under. Through case managers and counselors, women are taught parenting, life skills and financial management and achieve sobriety.
EDRC - Eating Disorder Resource Center $10,000
EDRC services include presentations to healthcare professionals, educators, and community groups; promotion of recovery through access to screening, treatment, experts, support groups, and an online resource directory; and advocacy efforts to support mental health parity, eating disorders legislation, and effective insurance coverage.
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative: BAWSI Girl Programs - $5,500
BAWSI mobilizes the women's sports community to engage, inspire and empower girls from underserved communities and children with disabilities. BAWSI firmly believes that all children have the right to engage in high-energy physical activity to enjoy the accompanying physical, social and emotional benefits. Grant will bring sports and physical activity to girls from underserved communities at 8 school sites in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.
Children's Health Council: Sand Hill School and Schwab Learning Center - $5,000
Sand Hill School and Schwab Learning Center at CHC provide strengths-based interventions for students ages 7-24 with language-based learning differences and the often coexisting mental health issues—empowering girls to reach their academic potential and preparing them for a lifetime.
Presentation High School: $38,000
Funding will be used for scholarships and activity fees for girls who would otherwise not be able to afford tuition. Presentation delivers a well-rounded, faith-based experience including academic excellence, award-winning teams and clubs, and individualized support where all are welcome.
March 8, 2023: Annual Membership Voting Meeting