Make Every Woman & Girl Count 5K Race/Walk - October 26, 2014

Make Every Woman & Girl Count 5K Race/Walk – October 26, 2014

Help every woman and girl in our community become economically self-sufficient by participating in the Make Every Woman & Girls Count 5K Race/Walk. Women and children are disproportionately affected by poverty and the Women’s Foundation empowers and inspires women and girls to become financially independent through grant awards and education. In addition to raising awareness,...
20th Anniversary Grant Awards Luncheon

20th Anniversary Grant Awards Luncheon

The Board of Directors of the Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley invites you to join us for our 20th Anniversary Grant Awards Luncheon. Learn about the programs and people that are improving the lives of women and girls in our communities. City of Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren will give the keynote address. The luncheon is...
Research – 2014 Update

Research – 2014 Update

In 2004, the Women’s Foun­da­tion of Gene­see Val­ley pub­lished the first com­pre­hen­sive study on the eco­nomic sta­tus of women in the Rochester region using data from to 2000 U.S. Cen­sus. This research has been updated using the 2010 U.S. Census data. In addi­tion, the Self-Sufficiency Stan­dard was used to explore income ade­quacy; that is, the...
The Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley distributes $82,000 in grant awards

The Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley distributes $82,000 in grant awards

The Women’s Foundation is pleased to announce our 2013 Grant Award recipients. The awards are made possible through the generosity of members of our community who open their hearts and their purses to help other women. The Foundation turns their donations into community capital that makes our region a place of renewal and hope. Overcoming...