Fund for Homeless Women Accomplishments
- Awarded grants totaling over $940,000 since 2014.
- Commissioned the first assessment of Homeless Women on the Monterey Peninsula www.cfmco.org/FHW.
- Raised over $1,000,000 from approximately 800 individuals and businesses.
- Increased public awareness and advocacy through monthly Friends meeting and community-driven fundraising events.
- Established an endowment fund of over $200,000.
- Provided grants to help start 5 new programs: Gathering for Women, IHELP for Women, One Starfish Safe Parking Program, Saving Our Seniors, Women in Transition.
- Supported capacity building to facilitate the acquisition of safe, permanent housing.
The Fund for Homeless Women makes annual grant awards to programs serving women who are homeless on the Monterey Peninsula. Annual grantmaking is approximately $200,000 annually.
The Fund for Homeless Women has cultivated a donor base of over 1,000 individuals and organizations.
The Fund for Homeless Women has raised over 1.3 million dollars from generous community donors.
The vision of the Fund for Homeless Women for a community where every woman has access to safe affordable housing.
The Fund for Homeless Women is the only organization on the Monterey Peninsula, whose population of focus is unaccompanied women living without adequate shelter.
The Fund for Homeless Women has granted over $940,000 to community programs serving women who are homeless on the Monterey Peninsula.