Women’s Fund Accepting Grant Proposals

The Women’s Fund of Stark Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from area organizations serving Stark County women and children until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2023.

Eligible applicants must be a tax-exempt private agency, 501(c)(3) organization (that is recognized as a public charity) or government entity serving Stark County women and children. Proposals must not exceed $5,000 and must impact Stark County women and children in at least one of The Women’s Fund’s three focus areas: economic stability and advancement, mental and emotional health support and neighborhood-based programming.

The Women's Fund Grants Advisory Committee, made up of Stark County women, will review all grant proposals and may require a site visit or in-person interview prior to finalizing its decision. Decisions will be announced in January 2024.

Visit www.starkcf.org/womensfund to apply online and learn more about The Women’s Fund’s grantmaking instructions and policies.

For more information, contact Grants Administrator Dana S. Johnson at 234-458-2915 or grantsadministration@starkcf.org.

About The Women’s Fund
The Women’s Fund was established in 2006 by 12 visionary women as a permanent endowment of Stark Community Foundation to benefit future generations; increase vital funding for programs that advance the economic, educational, physical, emotional, social, artistic and personal growth of women; and educate and inspire women to become leaders in philanthropy. The interest area of this fund includes nonprofit agencies and their programs or projects that meet the needs of underserved women and children in Stark County. Since inception, nearly $200,000 has been awarded to local nonprofits. Contributions in any amount are welcome and can be made online at www.starkcf.org/womensfund or mailed to Stark Community Foundation, 400 Market Avenue North, Suite 200, Canton, Ohio 44702.

About Stark Community Foundation
Stark Community Foundation is the community’s trusted partner in giving to nearly 950 individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits that have created charitable funds to support causes they care about. Ranked in the top 10 percent of community foundations in the United States today, Stark Community Foundation is committed to serving donor needs and strategically addressing local issues. Since it was established in 1963, the Foundation and its family of donors have granted more than $230 million to nonprofits. Learn how you can simplify your giving and amplify your impact through our Center for Partners in Philanthropy at www.starkcf.org.

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