Women's Giving Circle

Grants to West Virginia and Ohio Nonprofits to
Enhance the Quality of Life for Women and Girls

GrantWatch ID#: 135628
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley


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Grants to West Virginia and Ohio nonprofits for programs that will enhance the lives of women and girls in local communities. The Foundation is seeking to fund programs that progressively change how women and girls are served in communities, creatively solve critical needs, and that will produce lasting and measurable impact on the lives of women and girls.

Eligible communities will include Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio, Tyler and Wetzel counties in West Virginia, and Belmont and Jefferson counties in Ohio.

Organizations must address the following needs of women in the community:

- Increasing life skills of women and girls, ie: Pre-K through 12 Education, Economic Empowerment, Physical and Mental Health, Violence, and Crime

- Encouraging the healthy development and personal authority of young girls

- Raising awareness of gender disparities in the community

Applying organizations must be a non-profit tax-exempt organization pursuant to IRS section 501(c)(3).

The following are excluded from consideration: organizations that promote a particular religious or political ideology; capital campaigns or endowments; dinner galas, advertising and other special fundraising events; contributions to the general fund of an organization; intermediary funding agencies; and scholarships.

Grant applications will be accepted September 19 – November 4, 2016.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply:

Community Foundation
For The Ohio Valley, Inc.
1310 Market Street, Ste. 1
Wheeling, WV 26003

Phone: 304-242-3144
Fax: 304-234-4753

Debbie Bloomfield, Grants & Special Projects Administrator

West Virginia: Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio, Tyler, and Wetzel Counties
Ohio: Belmont and Jefferson Counties

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USA: Ohio;   West Virginia

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