Deadline Extended through January 18, 2022 for YWCA Northwestern Illinois Scholarship Applications

Deadline Extended Through January 18, 2022!!!   Rockford, IL – YWCA Northwestern Illinois will begin accepting applications for the Bright Future and La Voz Latina Scholarships on November 8, 2021. Scholarship winners will be announced in March 2022. Applications are available at https://www.ywcanwil.org/scholarships/. Bright Future Scholarship YWCA will present $1,500 Bright Future scholarship to a…

Deadline Extended for nominations for the 2022 YWCA Women of Achievement Awards

Deadline Extended through January 18, 2022!! YWCA Northwestern Illinois is now accepting applications for the 2022 YWCA Women of Achievement Awards. The YWCA Women of Achievement Awards recognize individuals who strive to make a positive impact in their community and whose work aligns with the YWCA mission: eliminating racism and empowering women. Nominations are solicited…

YWCA Northwestern Illinois Launching Women’s Entrepreneurial Program

 APPLICATIONS CLOSED Rockford, IL—YWCA Northwestern Illinois has opened applications for its upcoming business development program. Diving Deeper: A Guided Business Plan is designed to help women of color overcome barriers to starting, growing and sustaining businesses while providing them with educational tools to increase their knowledge and confidence as entrepreneurs. It is a multi-week course…