The Women's Giving Circle of Howard County

WGC eNewsletter – February 2019

Dear WGC Donors and Friends, We’ve had a great start to the year so far – thanks to all our donors, partners, and friends who have supported our efforts in so many ways. READ THE FULL FEBRUARY ENEWSLETTER HERE And, we’ve got some great things planned the next few months. We are proud to be…

Grants Update: Emergency Response Network

Grants Update: Emergency Response Network

The WGC Emergency Response Network was created to provide an opportunity for WGC donors to help women in need. When our nonprofit partners are working with a woman with an immediate need, they submit a request to the WGC ERN. We enhanced the ERN in the Summer of 2018. Since that time have sent 7 WGC…

GIRL POWER – March 10, 2019!

GIRL POWER – March 10, 2019!

GIRL POWER – March 10, 2019! WGC is proud to fund this amazing program again this year: JHU Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) hosts Girl Power, a STEM expo for middle and high school girls, with support from the Maryland Space Business Roundtable and Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County. The event features hands-on activities, cool demonstrations, and take-home…

Journey 2019 – Apply Today!

Journey 2019 – Apply Today!

Journey 2019 will be held July 14-July 20. Tuition for Journey is $895, including a $100 deposit with the application. Financial assistance is made available by the WGC. Journey applications and scholarship information can be found at mlw.org. Download the application here. Applications must be received by April 30 – don’t delay, Journey sold out last year!…

WGC eNewsletter – January 2019

WGC eNewsletter – January 2019

Dear WGC Donors and Friends, Wow – what a year we had in 2018! We hosted events to learn together and engage our growing donor base, and we gave almost $50,000 in grants to our nonprofit partners to empower women and girls. And, we have a great year planned ahead – our Advisory Board is not…

Who We Are, What We Do – Looking Ahead at 2019

Who We Are, What We Do – Looking Ahead at 2019

2018 was a year of impact and meaning, and it’s because of you.  We brought people together with common interests to learn about issues impacting our community and to fund programs that benefit women and girls in Howard County. How did we do this? By giving grants to nonprofits in Howard County that focus on our mission. By raising money from donors to support our…

WGC Emergency Response Network – Thank You, We Did It!

WGC Emergency Response Network – Thank You, We Did It!

Many thanks to everyone who took action today and donated to help a woman in need right here in our community. We asked, and you, our network of women philanthropists, responded – and in a short period of time we raised $1,000! The WGC Emergency Response Network was created to provide an opportunity for WGC donors to help…

WGC eNews – December 2018

WGC eNews – December 2018

Dear WGC Donors and Friends, At this month’s WGC Advisory Board meeting (pictured) some of our board gathered to reflect on the year, and plan for 2019. What we discussed is that we’ve had a year full of impact and meaning, and it’s because of you.  We brought people together with common interests to learn about…

Thank You! Wonderful WGC-Hosted “Making Waves” by Rissa Miller

Thank You! Wonderful WGC-Hosted “Making Waves” by Rissa Miller

Thank You! On Sunday, January 6 we had a wonderful WGC-Hosted Event, “Making Waves” by Rissa Miller at Kittamaqundi Community Church. This script-in-hand reading of the play in partnership with Try it Out Theatre was well attended and we had a lively discussion after the play about women in the workplace that touches on salary disparity, sex-based discrimination, and the #metoo movement.…

We’ve Had a Year of Impact and Meaning, and it’s Because of You

We’ve Had a Year of Impact and Meaning, and it’s Because of You

December 2018 Dear WGC Friends and Supporters, We’ve had a year of impact and meaning, and it’s because of you.  We brought people together with common interests to learn about issues impacting our community and to fund programs that benefit women and girls in Howard County. How did we do this? By giving grants to nonprofits in Howard County that focus on our…