Home | Programs | Directors | Membership | Grants          s
Scholarships | Tribute | Contact Us            

WISE Women of Blair County Award 2017
Grants to Local Non-Profits

 

Wise Women of Blair County awarded $13,579.00 in grant monies to three worthy organizations on January 18, 2017.  Funded for the 2017 grant cycle were:  Family Services Inc., the Gloria Gates Foundation, and Mt. Aloysius College along with CONTACT Altoona.

 

Family Services Inc. was represented by Peggy Campbell, Jackie Bevan and Felicia Robinson received two grants. They requested funding for their Family Services Program to assist in securing documentation for safety, security, learn life skills and self-empowerment and their Domestic Abuse Project/Crime Victim Support program to help empower victims to live independently and help with various fees and expenses for securing their independence.  

 

The Gloria Gates Foundation, represented by Bethany Kanski, requested  a grant for their program Girls Summit “Stay True to You”  which is a half day summit for young girls the age of 8 to 12 to instill concepts of self worth, friendship, empowerment and achievement.

 

Mt. Aloysius College, which was represented by Christina Koren, (working with CONTACT Altoona) asked for funding for their 7th Annual Pathways to Empowerment for Women workshop.  This workshop is a three-quarter day workshop with speakers and breakout sessions as well as lunch for women in the community who want to better themselves.

 

Wise Women of Blair County annually makes available grant funding for organizations who meet the funding criteria.  The next grant applications are due in October 2017.  For more information on the grants and the organization, please check our website at wisewomenofblaircounty.org.

 

WISE Women Board member/Grant Committee Co-chair, Debbie Garritano with Peggy Campbell for Family Services.


WISE Women Board member/Grant Committee Co-chair, Debbie Garritano with Peggy Campbell for Family Services.

 

WISE Women Board member/Grant Committee Co-chair, Debbie Garritano with Jackie Bevan and Felicia Robinson for Family Services.

 

WISE Women Board member/Grant Committee Co-chair, Debbie Garritano with Jackie Bevan and Felicia Robinson for Family Services.

 

 

WISE Women Board member/Grant Committee Co-chair, Debbie Garritano with Bethany Kanski for Gloria Gates Foundation.

 

WISE Women Board member/Grant Committee Co-chair, Debbie Garritano with Bethany Kanski for Gloria Gates Foundation.

 

 

 

#4. WISE Women Board member/Grant Committee Co-chair, Debbie Garritano with Christina Koren for Mt. Aloysius College.

 

WISE Women Board member/Grant Committee Co-chair, Debbie Garritano with Christina Koren for Mt. Aloysius College.