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WIP Current Grantees

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Crossroads for Women 

Program: Crossroads for Women - Housing

Grant Awarded: $30,000

Crossroads provides comprehensive services to support women working to break cycles of homelessness and incarceration in order to build healthy, stable, and self-sufficient lives in the community for themselves and their children. Crossroads advocates for systemic change to reduce recidivism, create alternatives to incarceration, and enhance resources available for people attempting to leave street life.

Southwest Creations Collaborative

Program: Hacia la Universidad (Toward the University)

Grant Awarded: $36,000

This proven K-12 college readiness program engages and inspires whole families in navigating the pipeline to college. It was launched in 2012 and since then they have been able to triple the families they served while maintaining their 98% high school graduation and 86% college attendance rates.

Women's Economic Self-Sufficiency Team Corp

Program: New Mexico SMART (acronym for Saving Money and Real-Life Training)

Grant Awarded: $17,250

WESST’s SMART Program helps low-income participants to develop personal financial skills and save towards the purchase of an asset. Required financial literacy training combined with matched savings accounts result in new economic opportunities in higher education, small business and home ownership.

Saranam

Program: LLC-Saranam

Grant Awarded: $63,000

Saranam provides safe, stable, and fully furnished transitional housing so families have the capability to concentrate on breaking down the barriers to more secure futures. Saranam is a safe, nurturing environment where homeless families can heal from abuse, interact with positive role models, and find hope and opportunity for their future.

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