CONTACT: Michelle Legaspi Sanchez,

Executive Director

Phone: (484) 356-0940


2017 Core Grant Application Now Open

West Chester, PA (December 6, 2016) – The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls’ 2017 Core Grants Application Cycle begins this week. CCFWG’s grantmaking programs will award $213,000 total in grants this year. The grant application and guidelines are posted on CCFWG’s website at All applicants must adhere to the requirements found on the website.  The deadline to apply is January 13th, 2017.

The objective of CCFWG’s grantmaking activities is to create positive impact in the organization’s community-identified priority areas for women and girls. As a result, CCFWG will support organizations that:

  • Meet the core needs of women and girls;
  • Improve access to economic opportunities for women and girls; and
  • Promote health and wellness by addressing needs specifically related to the health of women and girls

Through investment in these areas, CCFWG hopes to play an active role in providing equality and security for women and girls, making our communities stronger and more vibrant for everyone. Celebrating over 18 years of grantmaking, the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls is pleased to have awarded more than $2.6 million in grants to 69 organizations addressing the needs of women and girls in Chester County.

The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls leads and unites the community through philanthropy and advocacy to ensure that women and girls have resources and opportunities to thrive. For more than 18 years, CCFWG has raised awareness about the critical needs of women and girls, and has awarded over $2.6 million to 69 non-profit organizations. To learn more about the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, visit

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