Grant Priorities

The Rochester Women's Giving Circle supports programs for women and/or girls who are not in crisis and have taken action to stabilize their lives and the lives of their children. These women and girls have made positive changes in their lives and are on the path to improving their ability to earn a living wage.

The Rochester Women's Giving Circle funds programs in any of the following areas:

  • Education and Job-Training
  • Money Management and Financial Literacy
  • Life Skills and Job-Readiness Skills
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Programs that Put Women to Work!