Girls With Goals Grant Cycle Opens

For Immediate Release
July 21, 2021

Contact: Amy Eaton, Director of Marketing & Strategic Development


DES MOINES, Iowa - The Girls with Goals Grant from Women Lead Change is now open for applications from qualifying non-profit organizations across Iowa. Application is through the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation and all materials are due by Aug. 16, 2021, at

Qualifying 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 including:

  • Inspire girls to recognize their inner strength

  • Celebrate all the characteristics that make each girl one of a kind

  • Spark the interest and confidence in girls to pursue studies and careers in traditionally male-dominated fields

  • Empower girls of all ages through mentorship

2020 grant recipients were Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa, Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa, Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa, Junior League of the Quad Cities Inc., and YMCA of Greater Des Moines, Girls on the Run of Central Iowa.

Tax deductible contributions can be made to the Girls with Goals Fund online or sent to:

Attn: WLC - Girls With Goals Fund
324 - 3rd St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

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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