Dress for Success has suited more than 15,000 women since their inception in 2009 with a value of more than $2.7 million dollars. They actively collaborate with agencies to assist women to become job ready both with skills and clothing.
Stephanie Fierro, a partner at Jaburg Wilk and Dress for Success board member, said “Dress for Success’s mission of empowering women to achieve sustainable economic independence is critical. The development tools that Dress for Success uses are invaluable in providing not only job training but also job retention skills. We are pleased to be an integral part of helping women succeed.”
Jaburg & Wilk Foundation
The Jaburg & Wilk Foundation is a non-profit foundation committed to enriching the quality of life for the residents of Arizona by fostering private giving and strengthening smaller service providers. To this end, the Foundation awards grants to local non-profit organizations involved in the arts, education, children, at-risk programs, and other community-based efforts. The Foundation grants are awarded after approval of the Grant Committee.
Community Grant Guidelines
Priority is given to:
- Well-run, financially sound organizations. For example, strong board participation and stable management, diverse source of revenues and earned income opportunities.
- Organizations whose mission and proposed project address a current and proven public need for people living and/or working in Maricopa or Pinal counties.
- Applicants that demonstrate strong community support for their organizations and its projects. For example, diversity of other funding sources and community resources or number of diverse participants in the program, project or organization.
- Organizations that show an effective and efficient delivery of program services. For example, greater than 80% of the organization expenses are spent on program services.
Applications may be submitted at any time to firstname.lastname@example.org.