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North Star Awarded Two-Year Grant from CCFWG

At their recent 2018 Grants Celebration, the Chester County Fund for Women Girls awarded three organizations, including North Star of Chester County, with two-year grants. The two year funding program was a new initiative for CCFWG. Other awardees were Alianzas de Phoenixville and Parkesburg Point. In total, 24 non-profit agencies received $219,000 in grants toward the betterment of women and girls in Chester County.

From Chester County Fund for Women and Girls:

CCFWG also launched ‘Moving Her Forward’ Impact Grants, which focus on swift responses to pressing needs in the community. These grants were awarded to Black Women of Chester County in Action (BWCCA), who received $6,000 to help Black women connect and support each other, and A Call to Men, who received $10,000 for its work to build the capacity of local non-profit organizations to address gender-based violence and promote healthy masculinity.

CCFWG Executive Director Michelle Legaspi Sánchez and committee member Natasha Towles.

The Fund is celebrating its 20th year. In that time, CCFWG has awarded over $3 million to 72 non-profit agencies "to strategically address persisting needs, including homelessness, domestic violence and women’s health."

To learn more about CCFWG and their grants program visit

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