The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation has handed out mini-grants totaling $21,250. Recipients include:
- The Advance Network for a work readiness program.
- Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio for a program that will teach female refugees sewing skills to prepare them for employment.
- Cincinnati Union Bethel for the Off the Streets transportation program.
- Dress for Success for a five-day boot camp focusing on the telephone interview.
- Lydia’s House to provide emergency and short-term child care for women actively seeking employment.
- Madison Avenue Christian Church for its Samaritan car clinic.
- Mercy Neighborhood Ministries for home care aide.
- Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission the help the Lincoln Grant Scholar House.
- Ohio Justice & Policy Center for a legal outreach project for survivors of human trafficking.
- Santa Maria Community Services to support training opportunities for family child care providers.
- Supports to Encourage Low-Income Families for the JOBS NOW! Program.
- The University of Cincinnati Foundation on behalf of UC Blue Ash for a nursing licensure exam project.
These grants, from $500 to $2,000, focus on supporting systemic efforts to improve women’s incomes, job security, and their ability to provide adequately for themselves and their families.