Grants 2020-01-06T16:10:45+00:00

The 2020 Women’s Giving Circle
Grant Application

 

Impact Grant Letter of Interest (LOI) Opens on January 6, 2020 and closes at noon on January 24, 2020. – Click Here for the LOI
General Grant Opens on February 10, 2020.

The Women’s Giving Circle of the Community Foundation of North Central Florida is interested in funding programs that will produce significant improvement in the lives of women and/or girls, primarily in Alachua County. Proposals will be considered that support new and innovative ideas as well as those with demonstrated results and impact. The WGC Impact Grant rewards an organization with $50,000 to support this impact, and the General Grant ranges from $1,000-$5,000.

The Women’s Giving Circle requires eligible nonprofit organizations to submit Letters of Interest indicating the desire to apply for the 2020 Impact Grant by January 24, 2020. The Letter of Interest form can be found here. In order to be considered for the Impact Grant, this form must be completed and returned no later than Friday, January 24, 2020 at 12 p.m. EST. After Letters of Interest are submitted and reviewed, the selected agencies will be notified by February 10, 2020 and will be invited to submit a full application for the Impact Grant.
Applications for the General Grant pool will open February 10, 2020 with a new application process, so please be on the lookout.
The Women’s Giving Circle of the Community Foundation of North Central Florida is interested in funding programs that will produce significant improvement in the lives of women and/or girls, primarily in Alachua County. Proposals will be considered that support new and innovative ideas as well as those with demonstrated results and impact. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000.
Our primary focus is for programs that address the following areas:

   Economic Empowerment

  • Programs that advance personal and economic empowerment of women in the North Central Florida community (primarily in Alachua county) and prepare their children to attain personal and/or economic autonomy upon reaching adulthood
    • Marketable skills/job training
    • Economic independence
    • Problem solving/life skills
    • Self-reliance

Victim Advocacy

  • Programs that prevent delinquency, truancy, and/or criminal behavior and/or programs that support victims of abuse/violence

 Education

  • Programs that deliver gender-specific, quality after-school/summer academic improvement or enrichment programs
    • Literacy
    • Evidence based arts education programs

 

 

2019 Impact Grant Recipient:

Girls Place, Inc – #SpaceToGrow

The WGC General Grant rewards organizations for their program sustainability and their positive impact on the lives of women and girls in Alachua County.

Our primary focus is for programs that address the following areas:

Economic Empowerment
Programs that advance personal and economic empowerment of women in the North Central Florida community (primarily in Alachua county) and prepare their children to attain personal and/or economic autonomy upon reaching adulthood
o Marketable skills/job training
o Economic independence
o Problem solving/life skills
o Self-reliance

Victim Advocacy
Programs that prevent delinquency, truancy, and/or criminal behavior and/or programs that support victims of abuse/violence

Education
Programs that deliver gender-specific, quality after-school/summer academic improvement or enrichment programs
o Literacy
o Evidence based arts education programs

2019 General Grant Recipients

Alachua Habitat for Humanity/Women Build received a $4,750 grant.

Child Advocacy Center received a $875 grant.

Kids Count received a $4,000 grant.

Days for Girls received a $4,095 grant.

Arbor House received a $4,800 grant.

Partnership for Strong Families received a $4,380 grant.

Working Food received a $4,600 grant.

Mommy Reads (UCG) received a $2,500 grant.

Community Research Maps Update received a $5,000 grant.

If you have questions, please contact the Community Foundation office by calling (352) 367-0060.