Women’s Giving Alliance announces next Grant-making Cycle

Women’s Giving Alliance
Press Release
October 9, 2019

The Women’s Giving Alliance (WGA) is pleased to announce its 18th grant cycle with Letters of Interest (LOI) from requesting non-profit organizations accepted now.

WGA, an initiative of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, is a collective giving grantmaking organization with a current focus of Breaking the Cycle of Female Poverty. WGA is accepting applications from tax-exempt 501(c)3 organizations or units of local government with projects that serve women and/or girls in any or all of five Northeast Florida counties: Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns.

Instructions for submitting a Letter of Interest are posted on the WGA website along with further details: https://www.wganefl.org/apply-for-a-grant. The LOI submission is via a required online form. Deadline for a Letter of Interest is Friday, November 1, 2019, 4:00 EST.

Grant requests of all sizes are welcome. Grants are for two years and are paid in installments after satisfactory grantee reports. WGA members will make scheduled site visits during the grant period to monitor progress.

A Letter of Interest is the first step in applying for a 2020-2022 grant from WGA. Successful LOI applicants may then receive a Request for Proposal to complete the application process with program details and financials, as well as organization financial information. Grants will be announced in May 2020.

About Women’s Giving Alliance

The Women’s Giving Alliance, an initiative of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, is a dynamic group of diverse women who pool their philanthropic giving to make a lasting impact on the lives of women and girls in Northeast Florida. Since 2001, hundreds of women in Northeast Florida have become WGA members, making an annual contribution of $1,500 each. Through those contributions, WGA has made grants totaling more than $6 million to 52 nonprofit organizations. It also has built an endowment of $3.7 million to ensure the future of its philanthropic work. For more information: www.wganefl.org.

About The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, Florida’s oldest and one of its largest community foundations, works to stimulate philanthropy to build a better community. The Foundation helps donors invest their philanthropic gifts wisely, helps nonprofits serve the region effectively, and helps people come together to make the community a better place. Now in its 55th year, the Foundation has assets of $384 million and has made $500 million in grants since 1964. For more information: www.jaxcf.org.

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