Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis received a $25,000 grant from Glick Philanthropies for the “She Votes” Program development & implementation. Glick Philanthropies – whose mission is to build community and create opportunity that empowers every person to reach their full potential – recently launched a focus on Healthy Democracy.

“A healthy, functioning democracy makes it possible to build community and create opportunity,” said David Barrett, President & CEO of the Glick Family Foundation, one of Glick Philanthropies’ charitable initiatives. “Now more than ever, nonprofit organizations working to protect our democracy require philanthropic support. Glick Philanthropies is committed to supporting initiatives dedicated to creating communities where everyone has a voice and opportunity.”

The world of politics is filled with rich opportunities for girls to become engaged with how decisions are made at all levels of government, as well as learn about the impact these decisions Girls Inc. is proud to invest in the future political leadership of our nation through this educational, nonpartisan initiative.

“I am excited for our girls to learn more about civic engagement and aspire to see themselves as future political leaders.” Michelle D. Freeman, VP of Programs, Girls Inc. Indy.

For more information about Glick Philanthropies, visit glickphilanthropies.org.