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Grants for Programs Supporting Empowerment of Women/Girls — Award Recipients Announced!

| Updated February 21, 2018

MissionBox Philanthropic Fund December 2017: CLOSED

The MissionBox Philanthropic Fund offered two $2,500 grant awards in December 2017 to nonprofits or charities, from anywhere in the world, that specifically contribute to the empowerment of women and/or girls.

Grants were awarded to the following applicants:

1. Jeremiah Program

Jeremiah Program is a vibrant and proven nonprofit organization that offers one of the country’s most successful two-generation anti-poverty solutions for families headed by single mothers. Our mission is to transform families from poverty to prosperity. Jeremiah Program partners with diverse single mothers living below the poverty line and their young children to advance social and economic mobility for both generations. Jeremiah’s proven, holistic approach begins with establishing a supportive community for determined single mothers to pursue a career-track, college education. With this support — and a combination of quality early childhood education, a safe and affordable place to live, and empowerment and life skills training — families find stability and a pathway out of poverty.

More information can be found at https://jeremiahprogram.org/

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2. Girlstart

Girlstart’s mission is to increase girls’ interest and engagement in STEM through innovative, nationally-recognized informal STEM education programs. By empowering more girls to continue STEM studies, we can help address our nation’s STEM workforce inequities and impact innovation and economic development in America and across the globe. To accomplish its mission, Girlstart develops and implements a range of innovative, research- and standards-based education and mentorship programs designed to promote girls’ early engagement and academic success in STEM, encourage girls' aspirations and persistence in STEM education and careers, and incubate a talented and diverse STEM workforce.

More information can be found at http://girlstart.org/

MissionBox extends our thanks to all nonprofits that applied. Please keep checking the site for future grant opportunities from the MissionBox Philanthropic Fund.


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