Five nonprofits were recognized and awarded funding from The Community Foundation for Greater Rome at a reception Thursday evening, February 9, 2023 at The Law Offices of McRae, Smith, Peek.
The Open Door Home received funding for a program and conference in partnership with Glowing Girls, Inc., which has the mission of empowering girls to discover self-worth and potential through social and emotional growth.
The Foundation awarded funding to Restoration Rome for the trauma informed platform, Trust Based Relational Intervention Training (TBRI)® allowing the organization to train professionals and volunteers in TRBI®, provide therapeutic childcare in safe child-friendly spaces, and work to advance their local Early Childhood Educator workforce.
Harbor House will use their funding for increasing the number of trauma-focused therapy sessions for child victims of abuse and their adult caregivers.
A Teen’s Choice received funding for literacy programs, mental wellness programs, post secondary counseling and a summer camp all designed for youth girls in Floyd County.