Women's Community Foundation


1422 Euclid Ave
Suite 1004
Cleveland,  Ohio     44115



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Mission

The mission of the Women's Community Foundation is to optimize the potential of women and girls in the Greater Cleveland community.

History

The Women's Community Foundation (WCF) was incorporated in 1984 and began its philanthropic journey funding grants that support a variety of community programs, including those that address issues such as development of skills, sexual harrassment, domestic violence and reproductive rights. Currently, WCF is funding the following two strategic initiatives:

  • Mentoring programs that assist girls and young women from ages eight to high school, through individual and group mentoring relationships that improve school attendance, rates of high school graduation and teach successful lilfe skills.
  • Educating women and girls to understand and manage their finances and become independent financial decision-makers.

The fiscal year-end for WCF was June 30, 2007



Programs/Projects

Through grant-making and education the organization directly reaches approximately 2,500 individuals and indirectly reaches 5,000 women and girls.




Objectives

The goal of the Women's Community Foundation is to secure a Strategic Plan to drive the future success of the organization and its mission.

Anti-Discrimination Policy



Geographic Area:

Cuyahoga County
City of Cleveland
Downtown
Glenville
Hough
Mt. Pleasant
North Collinwood
Ohio City
Shaker Square

Population Served:

A2 Children and Youth ( 0 -19 yr)
A6 Aging/Elderly
D1 Physically Disabled
E2 African Americans
P1 Homeless
N2 Offenders / Ex- Offenders
N5 Single Parents

Interest Areas:

Arts
Education
Health Care
Crime / Legal
Employment
Housing
Youth Development
Human Services
Civil Rights & Social Action
Philanthropy & Voluntarism