Women’s Leadership Council awards $25,000 in grants

For the fifth year, the Women’s Leadership Council has awarded grants to support women and children in Thurston County.

The 2015-16 programs receiving grants are: Summer GIG (Girls Institute for Greatness) at the YWCA, Parents for Parents (P4P) at Family Education & Support Services, the SPSCC Foundation at South Puget Sound Community College, Effective Communication Workshops at South Sound Parent to Parent and From the Fabric of our Lives at CIELO.

The WLC, a subgroup of the United Way of Thurston County, received $65,000 in requests and granted $25,000 to support nonprofit programs that align with WLC’s mission to positively impact the lives of women and children in Thurston County by promoting self-sufficiency and financial stability.