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December 2020 - $109,500

Emergency Funding for Immediate COVID 19 Relief Round 3

Alternatives, Inc. – $10,000 for operating support to serve survivors of violence against women and their families.

Community Alliance of the Far Eastside (CAFÉ) – $6,000 to support the Career and Employment Coach salary and direct financial assistance to 20 women seeking employment.

Center for Victim and Human Rights – $8,500 for operating support to provide free legal assistance to survivors of violence against women, sex offenses, stalking and/or human trafficking.

Concord Center – $10,000 for services to mothers (who are mostly single), including child/youth care, case management, counseling and direct financial assistance.

Domestic Violence Network – $10,000 for the Self-Sufficiency Fund, which will help 200+ survivors and their children overcome barriers preventing them from leaving an abusive home.

Dove Recovery House – $5,500 to support an Outreach Advocate’s salary. The Advocate will serve 200+ women struggling with addiction.

Dress for Success – $4,000 for operating support to help women find and keep jobs.

Exodus Refugee Immigration – $6,000 for the Women’s Program, which will support refugee women through case management and direct financial assistance.

Flanner House – $10,000 for services to single mothers, including childcare and direct financial assistance.

Girls Incorporated of Johnson County – $4,000 for operating support to replace lost revenue and increased expenses due to COVID.

Indiana Diaper Bank – $6,000 to support transportation costs to move diapers and creation of Community Relation Coordinator position.

MLK Community Center – $10,000 to support Teen Coordinator additional hours so she can do outreach to teen girls who have transitioned to high school.

Project Home Indy – $10,000 for a mentoring program and computers so residents can participate in virtual learning.

The Julian Center – $4,500 for COVID-related safety items.

Turning Point – $5,000 for violence against women services in Johnson and Shelby Counties.

August 2020 - $95,500

Emergency Funding for Immediate COVID-19 Relief Round 2

Community Alliance of the Far Eastside (CAFÉ) – $9,000 to support the Family Supportive Services Fund, which provides access to resources and support to 20 women seeking employment.

Domestic Violence Network – $10,000 to support survivors and their children in securing short-term safe housing, and ultimately, permanent housing through the Hotel Fund.

Dress for Success – $7,000 for operating support

Exodus Refugee Immigration – $10,000 for financial needs assistance for female clients.

Gennesaret Free Clinics – $10,000 to support Women’s Health Services Director’s salary.

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana – $7,500 for Smart Start PPE kits to support qualifying troups as they begin to meet in person.

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis – $7,500 for PPE, program supplies, program meals/snack, and staff salary support.

Indiana Institute for Working Families – $5,000 to support staff who analyze data relative to COVID-19’s impact on Hoosier women, public impact and challenges, and convene the Equality Pay Coalition

Indiana Women in Need Foundation – $10,000 to support three months of nutritious meals to 15 underserved women going through breast cancer treatment.

John P. Craine House – $10,000 for operating support

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky – $10,000 to support contraception subsidies for women who have lost their income or insurance.

July 2020 - $10,000

Constructing our Future – $10,000 to support capacity building.

April 2020 - $106,390

Emergency Funding for Immediate COVID-19 Relief Round 1

Alternatives, Inc. – $8,500 to support hotel stays, cleaning supplies, food, cash support to clients.

Coburn Place – $2,500 to purchase cleaning supplies and provide staff support.

Concord Neighborhood Center – $8,000 to provide full day childcare for 45-50 children.

Dove Recovery House – $10,000 for operating support.

Early Learning Indiana – $4,000 to support free childcare for staff and salary replacement

Girls Inc. Johnson County – $10,000 to support staff salaries and hourly wages.

Girls Inc. Shelby County – $10,000 to support staff salaries and hourly wages.

Indiana Diaper Banker – $10,000 to purchase wipes and 62,500 diapers which will support 2500 children.

The Julian Center – $8,000 for survivor activities, technology, facilities and staff salaries and hourly wages.

LaPlaza – $5,000 to purchase supplies and create 100 survival packages for women.

Prevail – $3,715 for technology and staff support.

Project Home Indy – $10,000 for staff salaries, hourly wages and supplies.

Seeds of Hope – $10,000 for program fees, transportation, food, personal hygiene products and staff expenses.

Turning Point – $6,675 for shelter food/rent/utilities, household supplies and other basic supplies as needed to clients in Johnson and Shelby Counties.

December 2019 - $241,500

Center for Victim and Human Rights – $20,000 to support free legal services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking.

Coburn Place Safe Haven – $20,000 to support community housing and supportive services for domestic violence survivors and their families.

Domestic Violence Network – $10,000 to support the Self-Sufficiency Fund for Domestic Violence Survivors, which helps eliminate barriers preventing survivors and their children from leaving or remaining outside of an abusive situation.

Dove Recovery House for Women – $20,000 for operating support for transitional and recovery program for women seeking to become free of substance-abuse.

Edna Martin Christian Center – $20,000 for women and girls programming.

Fletcher Place Community Center – $20,000 for REACH Early Learning Great Families Program, which provides childcare subsidies and case management for moms working to become economically secure.

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana – $15,000 to support expansion of the Burmese/Chin program.
Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis – $10,000 for operating support as it transitions to have a deeper impact on girls.

Girls Inc. of Shelbyville – $20,000 for operating support of its center-based and school outreach programming for girls.

Girls on the Run Central Indiana – $11,500 to support expansion of its running and self-esteem program into Marion County.

Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development – $20,000 to support home repairs for low and moderate income female homeowners whose residences need critical repairs or modifications to remain habitable.

MLK Community Center – $20,000 to support Black Girl Voice, a sexual assault prevention/intervention and black identify/empowerment program for girls.

Seeds of Hope – $15,000 for operating support for transitional and recovery program for women seeking to become free of substance-abuse.

Turning Point – $20,000 for direct services and domestic violence prevention programming for Johnson and Shelby Counties.

June 2019 - $750,000

Asante Children’s Theatre – $750,000 over three years for therapeutic theater program for girls ages 8-18 who attend Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis.

November 2018 - $290,167

Advocates for Children and Families – $10,000 to support the Girls RESPECT Program.

Alternatives – $20,000 for operating support to help the agency fund its domestic violence emergency shelter and supportive services.

Assistance League of Indianapolis – $10,000 for Assault Survivor Kits.

Community Alliance of the Far Eastside (CAFÉ) – $25,000 to support services to women enrolled in its Center for Working Families (CWF) and Great Families 2020 (GF2020) Programs.

Concord Center Association – $13,830 to support Boots, a series of programs for mothers and daughters.

Dress for Success Indianapolis – $20,000 to support the Getting Jobs and Building Careers programming which includes Professional Women’s Group (PWG), Next Steps and the Career Development Center.

Exodus Refugee Immigration – $28,000 to support the Refugee Women’s Self-Sufficiency Program.

Flanner House of Indianapolis – $25,000 to support implementation of Well on Your Way, a program to strengthen black female business owners’ business opportunities and health outcomes.

Girls Inc. of Johnson County – $28,000 for operating support to help the agency grow community-based partnerships to serve more girls from low-income communities.

Indiana Community Action Association – $20,000 to support the implementation of Centering Women in Policy Change: Equal Pay Policy Agenda.

Julian Center – $20,000 for operating support to help the agency provide assistance to survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence and their children.

Little Red Door Cancer Agency – $12,000 to support Boutique Services providing wigs, breast prostheses and bras to women who have undergone mastectomies or lumpectomies due to breast cancer.

OPTIONS Scholarship Fund – $337 to provide scholarships for a woman attending college.

PACE – $28,000 to the support the Recovering for Empowerment Program which will serve female ex-offenders with addictions issues through addiction recovery and relapse counseling for women-only support groups.

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky – $15,000 to help provide Evidence-Based Sexuality Education Programming.

Prevail – $15,000 for operating support which will help the agency provide services to survivors of crime and abuse in Hamilton County, most of whom are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

November 2017 - $212,500

Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources – $20,000 the support Unbridled Hope Riding Program for women who have undergone domestic violence/sexual/trafficking trauma.

Catch the Stars Foundation – $2,500 to provide scholarships for Youth Holiday Basketball Camp.

Center for Victim and Human Rights – $25,000 for legal services for domestic violence/crime survivors.

Coburn Place Safe Haven – $20,000 to support services for survivors of domestic violence living at Coburn.

Columbus Regional Shelter/Turning Point – $15,000 for Domestic violence services and prevention for Johnson/Shelby Counties.

Domestic Violence Network – $10,000 for the Self-Sufficiency Fund for domestic violence survivors.

Dove Recovery House for Women – $5,000 for operating support for transitional housing for chemically addicted women.

Early Learning Indiana – $15,000 to support workforce development through continuing staff education.

Fletcher Place Community Center – $20,000 to expand preschool programming.

Girls Inc. of Shelbyville/Shelby County – $25,000 to provide operating support for girls’ after school/summer programming.

La Plaza – $20,000 to support the Tu Futuro program and Leadership Institute for Latino Youth.

Seeds of Hope, Inc. – $25,000 to provide operating support for transitional housing for chemically addicted women.

Youth & Family Health Network – $10,000 to provide operating support for transitional housing for chemically addicted women in Boone County.

November 2016 - $215,591

Assistance League – $2,500 for Assault Survivor Kits for victims of domestic violence.

Cancer Support Community – $7,500 for the Breast Cancer Survivorship Program.

Dress for Success Indianapolis, Inc. – $10,000 for the purchase of plus size suits, non-slip shoes and uniform wear.

Exodus Refugee/Immigration, Inc. – $20,000 for Women’s Self-Sufficiency Program for women ages 15-22

Gennesaret Free Clinic – $7,500 for Women’s Health Recovery Program, where homeless women heal after a hospital stay.

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana – $20,000 for development of Girl Scouts programming in Burmese/Chin community.

Girls Inc. of Johnson County – $30,000 for operating support.

Hawthorne Community Center – $8,000 for Culture Club for girls grades 4-8 to learn about their own and different cultures.

Indiana Institute for Working Families – $25,000 for original research about Indiana’s gender pay gap.

The Julian Center – $25,000 for operating support.

Little Red Door – $12,000 for Boutique Services for women battling cancer

Planned Parenthood of Indiana/Kentucky – $15,000 for Partners in Health Education Program.

Trinity Free Clinic – $15,000 for the Women’s Clinic with provides women’s health services.

The Villages – $18,000 to strengthen staff capacity to with teen girls who have been abused due to parents’ drug and alcohol abuse.

OPTIONS Scholarship Fund – $91.00 to support an endowment funding one full college scholarship every four years for a woman who would otherwise not be able to attend college.

November 2015 - $157,500

Alternatives Inc. – $10,000 for emergency shelter case management for victims of domestic violence and their families.

Center for Victim & Human Rights – $10,000 for protection order and family law legal assistance to domestic violence victims.

Coburn Place – $5,000 to support advocacy services for victims of domestic violence and their families.

Craine House – $10,000 for programs for non-violent offenders and their children 5 years old and younger.

Domestic Violence Network – $5,000 to support five “In Her Shoes” simulations to help people better understand challenges faced by domestic violence victims.

Dove Recovery House – $5,000 for housing for chemically addicted women.

Early Learning Indiana – $10,000 for childcare tuition assistance for mothers who are working or going to school.

Edna Martin Christian Center – $10,000 for their “Mothers and Daughters Explore & Earn” program.
G.L.A.M. – $22,500 for operating support and organizational sustainability assistance.

Girls Inc. of Shelby County – $10,000 for literacy programming for 1st-3rd graders.

Indy Public Safety Foundation – $10,000 for the “Pink Boots on the Ground” program.

LaPlaza – $5,000 to support the “Adelante Familias Center for Working Families” program.

Prevail – $10,000 to support front desk staff members trained in using the “Trauma Informed Care” model when greeting victims of crime and abuse.

Salvation Army Ruth Lilly Center – $5,000 for staff training and development to help victims of human trafficking.

Seeds of Hope – $15,000 for housing support for chemically addicted women.

Social Health Association – $5,000 for the establishment of Healthy Families Curriculum.

Turning Point – $10,000 for emergency shelter services and “Safe Date” programming in Johnson and Shelby Counties

June 2014 - $1,400

Coburn Place Safe Haven – to be used to support replacement of HVAC system for transitional housing facility.

May 2014 - $110,000

Concord Neighborhood Center – $15,000 to support girls programming for ages 6-14 and program restructuring to better serve girls.

Dress For Success Indianapolis, Inc. – $5,000 to purchase plus-size clothing, non-slip shoes and black uniform pants for the Suits for Success program.

Exodus Refugee/Immigration, Inc. – $5,000 to support women’s program empowerment services and activities in the areas of health, continuing education, integration, and self – sufficiency.

Forest Manor Multi – Service Center – $15,000 to support the Sisters Striving for Success Program.

Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County – $10,000 to support a paid job-shadowing experience for parenting teens at Eskenazi Health, a college prep workshop and college campus tours.

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, Inc. – $10,000 to support an expansion Girl Scouts in the Foster Care System.

Girls Incorporated of Johnson County – $15,000 to support summer camp, after school programming and organizational sustainability.

Hawthorne Community Center – $10,000 to support early childhood childcare subsidy assistance for mothers who participate in the Center for Working Families.

The Julian Center, Inc. – $5,000 to support economic empowerment and advocacy staff.

Project Home Indy – $15,000 to support the development of Alumnae After Care Program for parenting teens.

Southeast Community Services, Inc. – $5,000 to support the Moving Forward Program, which helps female exoffenders re-enter society by providing barrier busting dollars.

November 2013 - $391,082

Alternatives Inc. – $25,000 for operating support for emergency shelter.

Boone County Community Clinic – $15,000 for medical services for women through HER program.

Center for Victim and Human Rights – $25,000 for legal services to victims of domestic violence through the Protective Order Project.

Christamore House – $20,000 for services to women through the organization’s Family Strengthening department.

Coburn Place Safe Haven – $25,000 for operating support for victims of domestic violence.

Families First Indiana – $20,000 to support the organization’s Women’s Trauma Chemical Dependency Group.

G.L.A.M. – $20,000 to provide operating support for life skills and mentoring program for at-risk girls.

Girls Inc. of Shelbyville & Shelby County – $25,000 to provide operating support for girls’ programming.

Indiana Latino Institute – $25,000 to provide support of young female drop outs with children through their Women Reaching Higher program.

Indiana Prison College Program – $15,000 to provide support of college education for women at Indiana Women’s Prison.

John P. Craine House – $25,000 for operating support to support ex-offenders and their young children.

Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic – $15,000 to provide legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking through the organization’s Victim Justice program.

Peace Learning Center – $15,000 to support Peace plans for mothers of at-risk children.

Planned Parenthood of Indiana – $25,000 to provide sexual health education for teen girls and at-risk women.

Seeds of Hope – $20,000 to provide operating support for transitional housing to chemically dependent women.

Shelby Community Health Center – $25,000 to provide female-specific medical services for women.

The Villages of Indiana – $10,500 to provide soft skills training for females transitioning out of foster care.

Trinity Free Clinic – $15,000 for medical services to women.

Women’s Fund Emergency Reserve Fund – $25,000

OPTIONS Alumnae Scholarship Fund – $25,000 to provide scholarships to women who would not otherwise be able to attend college

January 2013 - $4,000

Dove Recovery House – for emergency relief to support temporary housing at a local hotel following a fire at the residential facility.

November 2012 - $354,413

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana – $15,000 to support a match retention program for girls from single-family households in order to provide additional services to the Big Sisters, Little Sisters and mothers of Little Sisters.

Catch the Stars Foundation – $2,500 to cover the fees for a basketball camp for girls between the ages of 9-14 who could not otherwise afford the opportunity.

Concord Neighborhood Center – $20,200 to support child care, after-school care and self-development activities for girls at the center; many of whom come from single mother households.

Day Nursery Association of Indianapolis – $25,000 to support the Tuition Assistance Program, which provides child care scholarships for children of low-income single moms so they can work or further their education.

Domestic Violence Network – $15,000 to support phase three of a community-wide plan to addresses domestic violence comprehensively in Indianapolis.

Dress for Success Indianapolis – $25,000 for operating support to help provide professional attire, career development and peer support to working women.

Exodus Refugee Immigration, Inc. – $20,000 to support the Women’s Self-Sufficiency program, which helps refugee women learn about the U.S. and build their skills.

Forest Manor Multi-Service Center – $20,000 to support the Sisters Becoming Soul Sistas’ program, for at-risk females ages 12-17 from the Forest Manor neighborhood.

Girls Incorporated of Greater Indianapolis – $50,000 to support organizational sustainability.

Girls Incorporated of Johnson County – $25,000 for operating support to help girls ages 5-18 throughout Johnson County, inspiring them to be strong, smart, and bold.

Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County – $10,000 to support a one-to-one match for the Women’s Build, in which women raise funds for and build a house for a single female-headed family.

The Julian Center – $35,000 for operating support to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault including emergency shelter, outreach, counseling, transitional housing, affordable housing, advocacy, education, and case management.

OPTIONS Endowed Scholarship Fund – $6,713 to provide scholarships to women who would not otherwise be able to attend college.

Project Home Indy – $25,000 for operating support to help provide a residential home and supportive services for pregnant and parenting teen girls and their young children.

Social Health Association of Indiana – $10,000 to support Safe Dates, a multi-session dating violence prevention program offered in area middle schools.

Southeast Community Services – $25,000 to support the Moving Forward Project which helps female exoffenders become self-sufficient.

Turning Point Domestic Violence Services – $25,000 to support Safe Dates, a multi-session dating violence prevention program which will be offered in Johnson and Shelby County schools.

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