Fund for Women & Girls
Following a year of research into the economic status of women in Pierce County, and a published Status Report, GTCF continued its development of the Fund for Women and Girl’s Women’s Economic Initiative through two workshops in the Summer of 2017.
Nonprofits, businesses, service providers, agencies, researchers, and civic leaders came together to learn, share knowledge, explore themes, and to identify action steps the community could take to improve women’s economic outcomes.
The Women’s Economic Opportunity Initiative is aimed at improving economic opportunities for Pierce County female heads of household living on the brink of financial security.
Using input from the two workshops, GTCF is developing a funding plan to improve economic opportunities for Pierce County female heads of household navigating the gap between government assistance and self-sufficiency, to be announced at the end of 2017.
Read a blog post from the Vision Sponsor for the Women’s Economic Opportunity Workshops, Key Bank, “Never Stop Looking for Answers”.