2016 100WomenStrong Grant Awardees

AART – $11,700
Ongoing services to Sterling population. Expand St. Matthews site, opened last year, and open new site at Sterling library. Kids feed into Sterling Elementary.

Community Foundation – $20,000
Expanded staff. Face of Need/Face of Service campaign to promote organizations, highlight needs, and boost giving. Social Profit Initiative will include County Needs Assessment; advocacy for affordable housing next year.

Dulles Food Pantry – $1,500
Sustaining and expanding “Friday Food Pack” for kids in Freedom and John Champe clusters, 101 students. Expand food storage.

Friends of Loudoun Mental Health – $8,400
Last resort funder for rental subsidies while in treatment. Patient can receive up to six months. Subsidy $350/month.

Healthworks – $18,750 pediatrics/$15,000 elderly
Comprehensive dental healthcare for children and elders.

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter – $7,000 danger assessment/$13,000 security cameras
Full day training for 100 people to assess risk of impending homicide in domestic violence and installation of security cameras.

Legacy Farms – $5,565
Construction of greenhouse.

Loudoun Interfaith Relief – $25,000
New refrigerated van to replace oldest 12-year-old van which has over 115,000 miles and has had many repairs.

Loudoun Literacy Council – $15,000
Teacher training programs for ESL instructors to handle language based learning disability (dyslexia)—$9,000 for 10 volunteers. Plus, scholarship fund to provide free learning.

Loudoun County Public Library – $5,000
Mi Familia program at Sterling Library.

Loudoun Families for Children – $2,000
Works with Child Protective Services to care for children affected by family issues. Program helps about 60 kids.

Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers – $11,250
Ongoing operations. Hunger relief and other services for seniors.

National Alliance on Mental Illness – $5,000
Public education programs about mental health, geared toward youth/high school peer-to-peer.

Stop Child Abuse Now – $7,000
Safe Cribs—education and safe cribs for low income families with infants.

2016 Total Grants: $171,165

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