TOLEDO, OHIO, October 10, 2022 - The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation (GTCF) recently approved $120,450 in grants from the Equity & Access Initiative Fund to six area nonprofit organizations.
Grants from the Equity & Access Initiative Fund are made to nonprofit organizations that are addressing concerns raised by communities that are disproportionately impacted by the inequity and lack of access in the Greater Toledo area.
- Cherry Street Mission Ministries – a $25,000 grant was awarded to support vocational training and coaching for immigrants and refugees in collaboration with Water for Ishmael.
- Hope’s Landing – a $15,000 grant was awarded to support workforce development training and employment stipends for women who have survived human trafficking or domestic violence.
- Reinvest Toledo – a $15,000 grant was awarded to elevate advocacy resources through a series of community building opportunities in collaboration with neighborhood leaders.
- The Movement Team Lucas County – a $25,000 grant was awarded to support targeted community building to address emerging needs in collaboration with Lucas County Children Services.
- The University Church –a $15,450 grant was awarded to support an advocacy and empowerment program for Rogers High School to address systemic barriers through collective action.
- The University of Toledo Foundation – a $25,000 grant was awarded to pilot a program that aims to increase the success rate of minority students completing their freshman year of college.
For more information about the Equity & Access Initiative Fund of Greater Toledo Community Foundation, click here.