2015 Community Grant Partners

2015 Community Grant Partners

On Monday, December 8th, Chrysalis Foundation awarded its annual Community Partner grants to Greater Des Moines based agencies that have a mission to improve the lives of women and girls. “Chrysalis partners with organizations that assist girls and women in becoming independent and contributing members of their community,” noted Chrysalis Executive Director, Terry Hernandez. “Grants support the operations of organizations aligned with Chrysalis in investing safety, security, education, and economic empowerment.” Sixteen grants totaling over $85,000 will be provided to the following organizations:

Al Exito

Bernie Lorenz Recovery

Children and Family Urban Movement (CFUM)

Crisis Intervention and Advocacy Center

Dress for Success Des Moines

Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Recovery Center (EMBARC)

Eyes Open Iowa


Hawthorn Hill – New Directions Shelter

House of Mercy

Iowa Homeless Youth Centers

ISED Ventures – Women’s Business Center

Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines


Young Women’s Resource Center (YWRC)

Youth Emergency Services & Shelter of Iowa (YESS) 

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