The Propulsion of Pat’s Place

Support from WIF propelled the establishment of Pat’s Place as an independent, nonprofit organization and WIF’s early endorsement provided much needed credibility for a fledgling organization trying to establish a strong base of support in the Charlotte community…

Multiplication?!?

Did you know that our Community Impact Committee provides ongoing evaluation of active WIF grants? During the 2015-2016 year, 17 women tracked nine grantees, consisting of four of our 2014 winners (all of which had two-year grants) and all five of our 2015 winners. This article is one of a series featuring those 2014 and 2015 grantees…

Talking About Impact: Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

In 2014, WIF awarded $54,600 to the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art for its “School and Community Outreach” program. The Bechtler has used its WIF grant to send artists into the community to provide art classes for public school students, incarcerated youth and adults, individuals with developmental disabilities, and individuals with low-to-no-vision…

NC Wildlife Federation Uses Outdoors As Classroom

Last year, GoU provided 38 trips for 735 third- through eighth-graders. NCWF designed and implemented two new programs – “Lake Dwellers” in which children combine a hiking and canoe trip, and “Animal Forensics” in which participants figure out which animal “stole their lunch” based on the clues the thief left behind…