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Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #150252

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Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations and registered charities in eligible regions for projects that benefit women and girls. Funding is intended for local service projects that increase economic, educational, and health opportunities for women and girls. Projects must benefit girls and women in the Kitchener-Waterloo community.

Throughout the year, Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo works together to organize events that are interesting and fun. The funds raised from these events are used to support projects that empower women and girls both locally and globally. The Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo is seeking applications for grants to be awarded from the Zonta Club International Film Festival Funds or from the Zonta Club Betty Thompson Golf Classic Funds. Grants will be issued for activities that are focused on empowering women.


  • To improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local level through service and advocacy.
  • To work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of members.
  • To promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
  • To be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, to implement service programs, and to provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations and the world. 

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Not for profit and charitable organizations in Kitchener Waterloo, with local projects that support and empower women and girls, are encouraged to apply for a grant.

Organizations which are eligible for grants are ones which:
- Provide services that benefit women in the Kitchener-Waterloo community;
- Make services available without discrimination as described by the Ontario Human Rights Code;
- Issue an annual report which includes financial statements;
- Complete the Zonta Club's grant application with a full outline, including projected costs, of the project for which the grant is being requested and,
- Undertake to provide a full report on the project when it is completed, if requested.

Grants will not be provided for:
- Professional growth opportunities for staff of the organization unless specifically related to the proposal, or
- Ongoing administration costs of an organization.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due by midnight on Friday February 25, 2022.

About the Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo:

Contact Information:

Submit applications by email to:
Subject Line: Zonta KW Grant Application 2022

Any queries should be directed to Connie Deckert, Chair, Grants Committee at the above email address.

Zonta Club of KItchener Waterloo
176 Lincoln Road
Waterloo, ON N2J 2P1

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