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If you feel like your organization could benefit from what we do, please review the guidelines and instructions below.

2022 GRANT APPLICATIONS

Do you or your organization have a new and innovative idea that you believe furthers the vision of the Women’s Fund? We want to hear from you!

The Women’s Fund of the Wayne County Foundation has exciting news to share: over $300,000 has been granted to efforts supporting women and girls in the past 15 years!

Successful proposals will best advance the following vision of the Women’s Fund.

The Women’s Fund provides grants that give opportunities, encouragement, knowledge and hope to women and girls. With these grants, the Fund strives to empower women and girls to become strong, active citizens.

The flexible structure of the Women’s Fund is designed to give credibility to women’s philanthropy and women’s challenges, assume sustainability, maximize community impact and ensure grantee success.

Proposals should be received by August 15, 2022, to be considered.

GRANT GUIDELINES

Proposals should include the following:

  • Name and contact information of applicant (include name of partner organization, if applicable)
  • Clear project activities
  • A complete budget
  • An explanation as to how the impact will be measured and reported back to the Women’s Fund

Proposals should be received by August 15, 2022, to be considered.

Proposals may be mailed to:

The Women’s Fund
PO Box 52
Richmond, IN 47375

or emailed to womensfundwaynecounty@gmail.com

Start the application process!
History of impact.

Past Recipients

In 2006, The Women’s Fund began awarding grants to organizations and projects that enhance the lives of women and girls.

2020

Test,  Math & Science teachers
Neighborhood Health Center
Brighter Path
Genesis of Richmond
JACY House
Hibberd, Science Department
Hibberd 4th Grade
RHS Bio-Med
Girls On the Run
Girls, Inc
DIVA
Women’s Workshop Richmond
RAM
Wayne County High Schools Athletic Depts.

2019

WOW!  Women of Worth
Starr Elementary School
SHEroes and Morrisson-Reeves Library
Girls, Inc.
Richmond High School Automotive Program
IUE:  Making Words Matter with Kids
Centerstone-Wayne County collaborating with Northeastern Wayne Middle School
Dwyer Center
Gateway Hunger Relief Center

2018

Richmond High School
Morrisson Reeves Library
RHS Project Bio-Med
Cross Road Christian Recovery
Richmond Friends School
Richmond Symphony Orchestra
Richmond High School
JACY House
SHEroes
Amigos
Richmond Parks Department
DIVA
Dwyer Center
Beauty 4 Ashes
Starr Elementary School
Townsend Center
Indiana University East
Open Arms Ministries

2017

Rhythm of Joy Advisory Group
Girls, Inc.
Center City Development Corp.
Richmond Art Museum
Townsend Center
Morrisson-Reeves Library
Richmond Community Orchestra

2016

Girls, Inc.
Women’s Resource Network
Genesis
Pro Bono Commission
Genesis
NATCO
Centerstone
JACY House

2015

JACY House
Open Arms Laundry Project
Cross Road Christian Recovery Center for Women
Whitewater Valley Pro Bono
Wayne County Trustee

2014

Special 10th Anniversary grant recipients

Diplomas
Genesis
Girls, Inc.

2013

Center City Development Corp
Communities In Schools
Community Christian School
Cope Environmental Center
Delta Kappa Gamma
Diplomas
‍Girls, Inc.
Habitat for Humanity
Minority Women’s Network
Morrisson-Reeves Library
Richmond Art Museum
Richmond Friends School
TreeHouse Museum
Wayne County Minority Health
Wayne Township Trustee
Youth as Resources

2012


Communities in Schools
Cope Environmental Center
Diplomas
Richmond Friends School
Girls, Inc.
Habitat for Humanity
HELP Shelter
Minority Women’s Network
Noah’s Ark
Minority Health Coalition
Amigos

2011

Habitat for Humanity
Communities in Schools
Diplomas
Earlham School of Religion
Mother’s Bank
WIT House
YWCA
Richmond Symphony Orchestra
Cope Environmental Center
Stage One
Minority Health Coalition
Independent Living Center
Abilities
Logos Lab
Girls, Inc.
Youth Leadership Day
Amigos

2010

American Red Cross
Mother’s Bank
Habitat for Humanity
Richmond Art Museum
Cope Environmental Center
RCS Logos Lab
WCTV/All America City Team
Richmond Friends School
Girls, Inc.
Diplomas
Communities in Schools
‍Amigos

2009

Amigos
Women in Transition (WIT House)
Habitat for Humanity
Wise Women
Cope Environmental Center
RCS Logos Lab
My Will
YWCA
Girls, Inc.
Boys and Girls Club
Diplomas
Dunn Center
Mother’s Bank
Young Lives
American Red Cross

2008

Communities in Schools
Girls, Inc.
Amigos
My Will
Cope Environmental Center
WIT House
Richmond High School

2007

Amigos
Girls, Inc.
Richmond High School
My Will
Young Life

2006

DUNN Center

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We have given more than $304,283.25 in grants to causes supporting women and girls!