Girl with Grit Program

 

We can do it!

A safe space for girls and women to develop real life skills, hobbies, and career capabilities.

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Girls and Women Served Monthly

Dollars Raised by Girl with Grit for At-Risk Girls

What do girls learn?

Visual Arts

The power of creativity through our staff and board of talented and accredited art instructors and assistants

Trades

Smashing stigmas about females in trades and introducing viable career paths with our experienced Trades Director and community partners

Business

Through our entrepreneur program, girls create sellable products for a return, garnering real life business skills from merchandising to profit margins

STEM/STEAM

Girls are introduced to the elements of science, technology, engineering, art, and math through our digital and technology elements

Girl with Grit Program

The mission of the Girl with Grit Program is to give girls and women a safe space to grow their skills and confidence through mentors, and experiences that help develop life skills, career paths, and passions. Girls and women get crash course workshops in everything from the arts to entrepreneurship to the trades to real life skills – such as basic automotive care, tools, and more.

Happening Now

Latest addition to our Board!

Latest addition to our Board!

We have an exciting announcement from our nonprofit, Girl with Grit! Briana Huhn has joined our board to help further improve and grow our mission. Briana has...

Why we need YOU to Donate…

Why we need YOU to Donate…

What are we using donations for? -With overwhelming demand to take in more girls and teach more things (i.e. skilled trades, welding, metal fabrication,...

Mobile Workshop Campaign

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Featured Initiatives

Entrepreneurs Program

Girl with Grit Program Entrepreneurs ProgramMobile MarketsOur youth makers not only learn the valuable skills of making things, youth also develop real life business skills through our Entrepreneurs Program. Youth create merchandise and brands to take to the real...

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Our Top Skills

Our mission is for youth to find their complete potential through creativity, skills, and hands-on learning opportunities that help garner confidence, passions, and mentors.

Visual Arts

The power of creativity through our staff and board of talented and accredited art instructors and assistants

Trades

Smashing stigmas about females in trades and introducing viable career paths with our experienced Trades Director and community partners

Business

Through our entrepreneur program, girls create sellable products for a return, garnering real life business skills from merchandising to profit margins

STEM/STEAM

Girls are introduced to the elements of science, technology, engineering, art, and math through our digital and technology elements

Real Life Skills

Girls learn practical real life skills, everything from auto and home maintence 

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Classes for

At-Risk Girls and Women

Girl with Grit Program funds classes in group homes and women’s shelters thanks to the fundraising efforts of youth in our community and your generous donations. At-risk girls and women get everything from enrichment to valuable life skills. Additionally, they are part of our Entrepreneurs Program where they learn real life business skills and make money, which can be vital in their circumstances.

Mobile Workshop Program

2022 Tentative Subjects

Every month, we pick a skill for the girls at the Makerspace to learn.

January – Welding
February – Cricut
March – 3-D Printing
April – Automotive Body Work
May – Sublimation Printing
June – Firearm Safety
July – Resin and Epoxies
August – Ceramics
September – Sewing and Serging
October – Glasswork
November – Airbrushing and Pinstriping
December – Jewelry Making

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Contacting Girl with Grit is easy! Reach out by email, social, or check our calendar for in-person events.

MAKERSPACE ADDRESS: 102 E Hosack St., Boerne, TX

EMAIL: INFO@GIRLWITHGRIT.COM, SOCIAL: @GIRLWITHGRITPROGRAM

Our Partners & Sponsors

  • Methodist Gift Shop
  • Boerne Market Days
  • BACH
  • Big Ideas
  • Gratitude School
  • Boerne Peace Program
  • ToyMakerz
  • Miller Welders
  • Stemtastic LLC
  • MN Outlaw Customs
  • Iron Demon Forge
  • Paula VM Photography
  • Boerne Handmade Market
  • Boerne Chamber
  • Stephani Risinger – Mary Kay Consultant
  • Under a Fig Tree
  • Boerne Nutrition
  • Of A Muse
  • The Jones Family Christmas Light Display
  • The Agricultural Museum and Arts Center
  • Kendall County Behavioral Health Initative
  • Boerne YMCA
  • Girl Scout Troop 992
  • and countless private donors!

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Donations are tax deductible and go towards programming costs.
Want to donate items? Our Wish List.