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Women Who Care (WWC) Grant

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Schools in
Eligible Locations to Enhance the Quality of Life for Local Families

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF)

Deadline Date:

08/16/21 Receipt


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and schools in eligible locations to enhance the quality of life for local families. Consideration will be given to requests to support new projects or to enhance established programming. Requests may also be considered for start-up funding. Funding is intended to benefit women and their families in Elk County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 152265

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards will be given up to a maximum of $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Awards are limited to nonprofit organizations with current exempt status as defined by the Internal Revenue Service Section 501(c) (3) Internal Revenue Code, schools, or municipalities.

Women Who Care does not typically make awards for capital campaigns or to fund endowments. Women Who Care does not make awards to individuals.

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

Requests must not duplicate the work of other local organizations, and must reflect sustainability and/or other ongoing support.

Pre-Application Information:

Due dates for Applications
August 16th with review 6-8 weeks after the due date. Applicants will need to present their project to the membership at their annual meeting.

Organizations may apply for funding annually but the same project will not be considered more than once, unless unusual circumstances exist.

Recommended grant applications will be presented to the full membership of WWC in video format at its annual meeting in the fall. A 3-minute video from each grant applicant will be required at that time. Your video does not need to be included with this application. You will be notified by the Foundation at a later date of the deadline to submit your video. This is your opportunity to promote the project to the membership for their vote. The membership will vote on which projects will receive grants.

Women Who Care may award less than the amount requested, and may also consider providing matching or challenge grants.

Contact Information:

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

Email original PDF application to, along with the narrative and support materials.

A hard copy is also required with original signatures to be mailed to:
Address application to:
Women Who Care
Elk County Community Foundation
32 South Saint Marys Street, Suite 4 ~ P.O. Box 934
St. Marys Pa. 15857

Inquires/questions can be directed to Paula Fritz Eddy of the Elk County Community Foundation at 814-834-2125 or to the e-mail above.

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