Girls with Goals

Girls With Goals Grant  Recipients

These non-profit organizations boast missions that ensure girls K-8 have an opportunity to gain critical skills that will support their growth as women leaders.

2022 Grant Recipients

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa- "I Am Enough" Mentoring Program
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley- Career Navigator/Exploration- Construction Industry
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley- SMART Girls
  • Courage League Sports dba CAN PLAY- Expanding H.E.R.S. Programming for Middle School Girls
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa- Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa (GSGI) Program Aide Training
  • Marion Independent School Foundation & Alumni Association- Ricochet: An Extreme Leadership Adventure at Vernon Middle School
  • YMCA of Greater Des Moines- Girls on the Run Coach Recruitment

2021 Grant Recipients

  • Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa 
  • North Iowa Area Community College Foundation 
  • Boys and Girls Club of Cedar Rapids
  • Quad Cities Community Foundation 
  • Courage League Sports
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa

2020 Grant Recipients

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa for a new career program for at-risk youth that prepares them for their future career

  • Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa for membership fees for 20 girls to participate in their Outreach Girl Scout clubs at Garton and King Elementary Schools in Des Moines

  • Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa to provide 14 athletic hijabs to girls for the Spring and Fall 2020 seasons

  • Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa to provide the funding for 15 girls to attend the JA Girl Empowerment Summit which encourages and empowers females of their future

  • Junior League of the Quad Cities Inc. to host a Junior High Leadership Conference to develop great women leaders

  • YMCA of Greater Des Moines, Girls on the Run of Central Iowa to provide 19 sport hijabs for participants

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