Accepting Proposals for the 2017 Women Working Wonders Fund Grant Cycle
The mission of Women Working Wonders Fund a component fund of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation is to fund programs that empower women and girls to effect positive change in the community. Founded and funded by women in 2004, the Women Working Wonders Fund provides grants each year to nonprofit organizations for programs that impact the lives of women and girls in one of the three key areas:
- Assist Women in Transition: Forty years of research shows that social investments in women reduce poverty, raise productivity and accelerate economic growth. This Fund will encourage women to build on their strengths and increase self-worth. In addition, a higher level of self-esteem will be passed along to future generations.
- Provide Leadership Development: The Women Working Wonders Fund will support organizations and activities that contribute to leadership development in girls and women.
- Contribute to the Beautification of the Environment: The Women Working Wonders Fund will support environmental beautification projects that provide a platform for women to showcase their commitment to maintaining the distinct character of their community.