Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies in eligible regions to benefit women. Programs must focus on building a better future for local women and their families and addressing the many challenges they may face. Programs must take place in and serve residents of the Redding area, which is defined as Cottonwood (within Shasta County) to the South, Shasta Lake City to the North, Palo Cedro to the East, and Igo/Ono to the West.
Eligible organizations include: Nonprofits with a public tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, public entities (ex: counties, special districts, federally-recognized tribes), or projects/programs fiscally-sponsored by a nonprofit or public entity. Organizations are not precluded from applying to The Women's Fund for consecutive years.
Deadline: September 6, 2023, at 5 pm
Organizations are not precluded from applying to The Women's Fund for consecutive years.
Grant awardees will be asked to give a brief presentation at a Women's Fund Giving Circle event to be held Weds. Nov. 8, 2023 at 5:30 pm. Giving Circle participants will vote for one awardee organization to be recipient of unrestricted bonus award from monies raised at event.
Grant requests should be between $1,000 and $10,000.
Term of Contract
Project activity should start a minimum of 3 months from the application due date (in this instance, no earlier than early-to-mid December). Reimbursements for costs incurred prior to grant award are not eligible. If awarded, projects must be completed within 12 months of grant award notification.