The votes are in! Thank you to all who participated in our 2022 Annual Meeting and giving year. We have built a vibrant community of over 150 passionate women, who are eager to challenge the notions of what Philanthropy looks like and truly exemplify how a group of women coming together can make a big impact. Each of our grantee organizations touched our hearts and are making transformative change in their communities. We are proud to support them.
Global Perinatal Services (GPS) is a birth equity organization whose mission is to provide community-based doula services that will educate, respect, and empower Black, refugee, and immigrant women and their families during pregnancy, birth, and into early parenting. To learn more about GPS, click one of the buttons below.
The Good Foot Arts Collective prevents youth violence through arts education and equips youth to end relationship violence before it begins. Good Foot combines in-school programs with hip-hop street credibility to drive a culture shift of NO tolerance for abuse — preventing relationship violence before it starts. To learn more about Good Foot, click one of the buttons below.
Project Be Free (PBF) provides crisis response to individuals affected by Domestic Violence. They utilize partnerships that allow support of mental health needs to increase advocacy and promote individual wellbeing. Their immediate response services and therapy methods work towards breaking the cycles of generational trauma. To learn more about PBF, click one of the buttons below.
FEEST trains youth of color and working-class youth to build collective power and organize for transformative and systemic change in their schools. It envisions a society where working class youth and families of color are thriving in vibrant, politically powerful communities. It envisions a today where youth of color and working-class youth exercise their power to change systems that serve them so that they can thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally.
GOKC builds and sustains youth programs that are rooted in community, computer science, and consciousness. Its project-based tech curricula are informed by anti-racism, anti-sexism, multiculturalism, social-emotional learning, and decolonization frameworks. Its programs are geared towards empowering youth with the voice, digital literacy, and problem-solving skills to envision and construct new realities.
The mission of Para Los Niños (PLN) is to foster academic success for every Latinx student through parent and community involvement. PLN believes that all Latinx children are capable of excellence, and they achieve that goal by building culturally relevant programs upon a foundation of love and respect, supported by a community leadership model that recognizes the talents and skills of each person. They believe in the inherent value of all Latinx children, and help create a world that celebrates the beauty and brilliance of our community.
Puget Sound Sage charts a path to a living economy in the South Salish Sea and the Duwamish River Valley regions by developing community power to influence, lead, and govern. Sage envisions a living economy where BIPOC workers, families and communities thrive and where we live in a sustainable relationship with our land. To achieve this vision, Sage is building community power to own and govern infrastructure in two core pillars of our economy – renewable energy and land.
WA-BLOC‘s mission is to build and nurture intergenerational leaders through transformative education and revolutionary social action. Its vision is for South Seattle to be an epicenter where Black and brown folx thrive.