MissionThe mission of the Women's Community Foundation is to optimize the potential of women and girls in the Greater Cleveland community.
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
Through grant-making and education the organization directly reaches approximately 2,500 individuals and indirectly reaches 5,000 women and girls.