The Women's Giving Circle of Howard County

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WGC in the News

WGC in the News

Many thanks to Her Mind Magazine for their coverage of the Rising Women program. We’re honored to support this program’s crucial work driving the entrepreneurial development of young women all over Howard County. Rising Women is a program run by Junior Achievement of Central Maryland (JA), a nonprofit dedicated to teaching youth skills to ensure…

2017 Annual Celebration

2017 Annual Celebration

Please Join Us! The Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County invites you to join us for our Annual Celebration on October 10 at 5pm, “Wonder Girls: Changing Our World.” Attendees will: Get an overview of the highlights from 2016 – 2017 Hear testimonials from those who have benefited from WGC Discover how WGC plans to…

The Changemaker Challenge

The Changemaker Challenge

The Horizon Foundation and United Way of Central Maryland are looking for innovative and fresh ideas to help address some of Howard County’s most pressing social issues. The challenge: Individuals, teams and nonprofit organizations will deliver an idea that could impact local health, the environment, social justice, children, teens, older adults or any other issues.…

1000+ Donors

1000+ Donors

The WGC has received gifts and pledges of over $1 million since its founding in 2002, over 1000 donors.

90+ JA Rising Women

90+ JA Rising Women

A semester long entrepreneur program, representing more than 10 high schools in Howard County

$250K in Grants

$250K in Grants

314 Journey Girls

314 Journey Girls

A unique camp helping young women identify their own leadership skils, strengths, and weaknesses in a supportive and fun environment that fosters increased self-esteem and confidence.