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AWF Grants $57k to Area Nonprofits PDF Print
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Tuesday, 24 September 2013 10:56

Appalachian Women's Fund recently distributed $57,000 in grants to fourteen deserving organizations across our mountain communities. These nonprofits have demonstrated a history of helping women and girls on their path to safety, empowerment, and self-sufficiency.

 

2013 Grant Recipients

 

A Safe Home for Everyone (ASHE)

Jefferson, NC

$5,000 for financial assistance to survivors of domestic violence

 

ACCESS at ASU

Boone, NC

$5,000 for summer school scholarships

 

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

Northwest NC

$3,000 for small grants to female farmers

 

The Children's Council

Boone, NC

$4,000 for the Parents as Teachers outreach program

 

Community Care Clinic

Boone, NC

$4,000 for the Women’s Health Program

 

Domestic Abuse is Not Acceptable (DANA)

Sparta, NC

$4,000 for financial assistance to survivors of domestic violence

 

Girls on the Run of the High Country

Watauga, Ashe, Avery, Wilkes

$2,500 for participant scholarships

 

Hospitality House

Boone, NC

$5,000 to help women in emergency and transitional housing

 

Hunger & Health Coalition

Boone, NC

$4,000 for food and supplements for women over 60

 

Mountain Alliance

Boone, NC

$4,000 for the Leadership Initiative for Female Teens (LIFT)

 

New Opportunity School for Women

Banner Elk, NC

$4,000 for participant scholarships

 

OASIS

Watauga & Avery

$5,000 for domestic violence and sexual assault support groups

 

WAMY

Watauga, Avery, Mitchell & Yancy

$3,000 for Credit Building and Financial Literacy Program

 

Western Youth Network

Watauga & Avery

$4,500 for after school scholarships for girls

  
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