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Women’s Fund of Weld County Grants

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits to Promote Self-Esteem
and Independence for Women and Girls

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Foundation / Corporation

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Weld Community Foundation - Women’s Fund of Weld County

Deadline Date:

08/31/21 Receipt

Description:

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Grants up to $5,000 to Colorado nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for innovative programs that address the unmet needs of women and girls in the community. Funding is intended to promote economic self-sufficiency and to build self-confidence and independence for local women and girls. Programs must benefit residents of Weld County.

Within this focus, the Women’s Fund concentrates its funding in two strategic areas:

  1. Girls’ futures; and
  2. Girls’ and women’s education, employment, training, and self-development.

Grants will be evaluated based on:

  • Greatest impact to women/girls who will benefit from the grant
  • Alignment with the Women’s Fund criteria
  • The quality and need for the project

The Women’s Fund of Weld County supports programs that include:

  • Projects that serve or are used by women and girls who reside in Weld County
  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Innovative approaches
  • Endeavors which build upon existing resources or services
  • Involvement of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups
  • Potential for additional financial resources and community support
  • Long-term impact on individuals, or potential impact
  • Specific, measurable goals and outcomes
  • Movement towards being self-sustaining

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160377

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum available grant is $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Women's Fund of Weld County awards grants to 501(c)(3) tax-exempt (or equivalent) nonprofit organizations.

The Women’s Fund of Weld County will not fund:
- Non-501(c)(3) or equivalent organizations
- Grants to one organization to be passed to another
- Endowments
- Debt reduction
- Campaigns to elect candidates, lobbying activities or intent
- Programs to promote religious or sectarian activities
- Annual appeals or membership drives
- Capital purposes including building improvements and office equipment
- Scholarships for course work or conferences for individuals or payments to individuals (funding available only to groups, agencies and non-profits)
- Fundraisers
- Ongoing staff salaries
- Funding for personal use

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Applications are Available June 1-August 31
- Grant Notification Date: October/November
- Grants Funded: December

​The Grants Committee will begin review of received grant applications beginning July 15. Clarification requests regarding applications will be emailed to applicants in August and September.

Contact Information:

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

Email documents to women@weldwomensfund.org.

The Women's Fund of Weld County
P.O. Box 336995
Greeley, CO 80633-0617
(970) 304-9970 (Community Foundation)

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