Girls With Goals Fund Grant Recipients Announced

For Immediate Release
Nov. 30, 2022

Contact: Amy Eaton, Director of Marketing & Strategic Development


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Women Lead Change is proud to announce the 2022 recipients of the Girls with Goals Fund, a non-profit grant opportunity designed to assist organizations statewide that empower girls. Grant recipients and awarded projects are:

  • 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

Awards were determined by a selection committee consisting of Women Lead Change partners and community volunteers. These recipients all boast missions that ensure that girls (K-8) have an opportunity to gain critical skills that will support their growth as women leaders.

The Fund is distributed through the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation. Tax-deductible contributions can be made online.

IWLC d/b/a Women Lead Change is a non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement, development and promotion of women, their organizations and to impacting the economy and future workforce. For more information visit


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