2018 Grantees

The Ojai Women’s Fund is pleased to announce $105,000 in grants to thirteen organizations serving the Ojai Valley community, all possible because of the collective effort and dedication of 358 OWF members and 42 giving circles. These grants are awarded across the five program areas: Arts, Education, Environment, Health, Social Services


Create! After-School Art Enrichment – $10,000

Together We Can Make a Difference with Story – $5,250

The Nightingale and the Tower, Opera Outreach Project – $5,250


Staying on Track in the Ojai Valley – $10,000

Building Lives, Inc. – $7,500


Regenerative Agriculture Project – $8,500

Shade for Ojai’s Children – $7,500


Subsidized Care Program in the Greater Ojai Valley – $10,000

The Children’s Resource Program – $5,000

Financial Assistance for Families of a Child with Cancer – $6,000

Social Services

Latino Outreach & Engagement Initiative – $10,000

Ojai Center Enrichment – Community Access Project – $10,000

Fostering H.O.P.E. for Youth – $10,000

"There’s something about this organization and its underlying values of equity and fairness that really speak to me. I see it in memberships, in the way also that we do the grants – we really want to make sure that everyone has a chance in an equal manner to participate."

Anna Wagner

"We are inspired by the work of the Ojai Valley nonprofits and delighted that our family can help OWF support their efforts with grants."

Judy Norris

"This group shows you can have many people doing a little, which adds up to a LOT! By funding these programs, we are giving back in huge ways. I am so proud of this group!"

Teresa Smith

Past years grantees


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