Greater Good Radio

 

TV Shows
Radio Shows
Aftershows
Evan's Journal

Evan's Journal
Kari's Journal
Jay-R's Journal
Dan-Gil's Journal


GINA MANGIERI - Owner ...
MAX BOTTICELLI - Presi...
DUANE KURISU - Owner o...
BRETT BREWER - Founder...
MUFI HANNEMANN - Mayor...

Listener Success
Testimonials

About Greater Good Radio
Aftershows
Press
Testimonials
Radio Schedule
Contact Us
News Feeds

May 2011
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005

Join Our Email List
Email:  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Subscribe

Mobile/PDA Version

RSS feed
  Feedburner


Login
UserID :
Password :
Lost your password?
Click For Listen Interviews       Subscribe
  A Honolulu nonprofit funds groups that aid women and children

Filed under: Women leaders, Press — admin - May 15, 2008 @ 8:40 pm




You must be logged in to post rating.

Women provide the foundation for families, so communities rely on them. This is why the Women’s Fund of Hawaii, a grant-making foundation reformed in 2005 as an independent nonprofit, is dedicated to supporting women and girls in the islands. The slogan says it all: “When women thrive, families and communities prosper.”

Buehler said they provide grants to small, community-based organizations that directly address the challenges facing women and girls. Instead of funding operational budgets of larger institutions, the Women’s Fund targets groups in which “a small grant would have maximum impact,” or underwrite a specific program within an organization.

“When I was asked to join the board of directors and I saw the great work they were doing, I took time to reflect on all the blessings in my life and the female mentors who made such a huge impact,” said Women’s Fund Tea & Champagne chairwoman Kari Leong. Doing the same for other girls, she realized, “could make an impact on their lives that would last forever and affect their future choices. If we don’t support women, who are the heart of the community, oftentimes the community starts to suffer. When our families are balanced and healthy, our community is balanced and healthy.”

2008 Grantees
» Molokai General Hospital’s Rural Health Clinic and Women’s Health Center: $5,000

» Windward Spouse Abuse Shelter: $5,000

» Kohemalamalama O Kanaloa/Protect Kahoolawe Fund: $5,000

» PATH Clinic: $5,000

» Kohala Cheer and Dance Club: $2,500 with matching funds from a private donor

» Hale Opio Kauai: $2,500

» Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence: $5,000

» Hope, Help and Healing Kauai: $5,000

» Kokua Kalihi Valley: $5,000

» Malama Family Recovery Center — Baby S.A.F.E. Program: $2,500 to match donation from the Hawaii Community Foundation

» Neighborhood Place of Wailuku Hoonui Mana Wahine: $5,000

» ProjectFocus Hawaii: $5,000

» Waimanalo Health Center: $2,500, with matching funds from the Hawaii Community Foundation

Technorati Tags: