Women's Impact Fund Awards Grants to Benefit Local Kids

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Five local nonprofits received a combined $382,000 to address critical community needs thanks to the Women’s Impact Fund, a Charlotte-based, collective-giving organization with 400 female community leaders.

Community School of the Artsᅠwas the Arts and Culture grant recipient, awarded $76,00 for its School Ready with Art program. CSA plans to use the funding to train preschool teachers in low-income schools to develop and implement lesson plans that integrate the arts.

The Education grant recipient Right Moves for Youth received $90,000 to fund its school-based, dropout prevention and support program focused on helping at-risk middle and high school students improve their school attendance, behavior and academic performance.

The Environment grant recipient North Carolina Wildlife Federation received $71,000 to expand the Great Outdoors University of Greater Charlotte, a program providing meaningful, life-changing outdoor experiences for children.

Since 2003, Women’s Impact Fund has awarded 54 grants totaling more than $4 million. womensimpactfund.org.

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