Our Grantees

Celebrating 17 years of grantmaking, the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls is pleased to have awarded more than $2 million in grants to 60 organizations addressing the needs of women and girls in Chester County. Fund grants were given in areas concerning:

  • Women and girls’ health and well-being.
  • Women and girls’economic freedom, security and self-sufficiency.

In 2014, the Fund awarded $254,999 to 26 non-profit organizations serving our county.

2014 Fund Grantees

Arts Holding Hands and Hearts
$3,000 Yoga for at-risk and underserved women
Bournelyf Special Camp
$3,000 Bournelyf for Chester County Girls Program
Bridge of Hope Lancaster/Chester Counties
$7,000 Program support for women health services for Latina Women and Girls
Chester County Community Dental Center
$13,000 Women and Girls Comprehensive Dental Care
Chester County Food Bank
$8,000 Children’s Backpack Program
The Clinic 
$8,000 Women’s Health
Community Volunteers in Medicine
$15,000 Free Primary Healthcare Services for Latina Women and Girls
The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc.
$10,000 Group Counseling and Support Groups for Female Sexual Assault Victims
Downingtown Area Senior Center
$9,000 Operating Support
The Garage Community Center
$6,500 Girl Talk program
Home of the Sparrow
$20,000 Operating Support
Kennett After School Association
$4,500 After-the-Bell Program
La Comunidad Hispana
$13,000 Prenatal Health Program
Maternal and Child Health Consortium
$20,000 Operating Support
Parkesburg Point
$10,000 Girls to Women in the World Program
Safe Harbor of Chester County Inc.
$15,000 Women’s Recovery Program
Wings for Success
$3,500 The Finishing Touch Clothing Program

2015 GAB Grantees

Chester Counseling Center
$5,000 Mothers in Recovery: Enjoying Life Sober
Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc.
$4,000 Self-Esteem Support Groups and Individual Counseling for Teen Sexual Assault/Abuse Victims
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
$5,000 DVCCC Girl’s Group
Garage Community and Youth Center
$4,000 Teen Girls After-School Program
Kennett After-School Association
$2,000 After-the-Bell
Parkesburg Point Youth Center
$4,000 Girls-to-Women in the World

All Fund Grantees

Arts Holding Hands and Hearts
Adult Literacy Program
Bayard Taylor Memorial Library
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of SEPA
Bournelyf Special Camp
Bridge of Hope Lancaster and Chester Counties
Care Center for Christ Foundation, Inc.
Charles A. Melton Arts and Education Center
ChesPenn Health Services
Chester Counseling Center
Chester County Community Dental Center
Chester County Food Bank
Chester County Futures
The Clinic
Coatesville Area Senior Center
Community Gardens of Chester County
Community Volunteers in Medicine
Community, Youth and Women’s Alliance
Crime Victim’s Center of Chester County, Inc.
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
Downingtown Area Senior Center
Family Service of Chester County
Friends Association for Care and Protection of Children
The Garage Community and Youth Center
Girl Scouts of Freedom Valley
Girls Star, Inc.
Great Valley Nature Center
Habitat for Humanity of Chester County
Hope Springs Equestrian Therapy
Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County
Kennett After-School Association
Kennett Area Communities that Care
Kennett/ Oxford Senior Centers
Kennett Area YMCA/Rays of Light Girls’ Club
La Comunidad Hispana
LIFE Center
Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County
Mom’s House Inc. of Greater Philadelphia
Minding Your Mind
Open Hearth, Inc.
Orion Communities, Inc.
Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center
PA Home of the Sparrow
Parkesburg Point
Peer Outreach Foundation
People’s Light & Theatre Company
Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives (PAPA)
Phoenixville Area Senior Center
Planned Parenthood of SEPA
Police Athletic League of Greater West Chester
Safe Harbor of West Chester, Inc.
Sheltering Arms, Inc.
Volunteer English Program in Chester County
West Chester Area Senior Center
Wings for Success
Women’s Resource Center
The Working Wardrobe
YMCA of the Brandywine Valley
YMCA of Southern Chester County
YWCA Chester County