SHE BUILDS GRANT PROGRAM.
BUILDING A STRONG FUTURE.
From pouring foundations to fastening roof trusses and every skilled job in between, women and girls are exploring the trades. Our She Builds Grant program supports them from the start.
SHE BUILDS GRANT PROGRAM
$1M IN SUPPORT FOR FUTURE TRADESWOMEN.
Through our She Builds Grants, KEEN Utility is supporting nonprofits providing access to quality skills-based education, networking, and empowerment for girls and women looking to join the trades. We’ve committed $1+ million in resources over 5 years to help provide a solid foundation for a new generation of women workers in North America.
BLACK WOMEN BUILD – BALTIMORE.
Black Women Build is a home ownership and wealth building initiative that trains Black women in carpentry, electrical, and plumbing skillsets. Participants restore vacant and deteriorated houses in West Baltimore, not only reinvigorating the community but also providing the opportunity to own the homes they work on.
Girls Garage is a design and construction school for girls and gender-expansive youth ages 9-18, providing free and low-cost programs in carpentry, welding, architecture, engineering, and activist art.
Oregon Tradeswomen helps transform lives by building community and economic independence through empowerment, training, career education, advocacy, and leadership development in the skilled trades.
VERMONT WORKS FOR WOMEN.
Vermont Works for Women promotes economic justice by advancing gender equity and supporting women and youth at every stage of their career journeys. Through hands-on career education and exploration programs, participants overcome barriers, build confidence, and pursue their employment goals.
BCIT TRADES DISCOVERY FOR WOMEN.
The BCIT Trades Discovery program, based in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, helps women explore and gain skills in approximately 15 different trades disciplines. Over the course of 16 weeks, participants prepare to successfully enter and complete trades/technical training or seek apprenticeship.