Apply now for Soroptimists’ service grants

By From page A9 | December 28, 2012

Soroptimist International of Davis is accepting applications from local nonprofit and charitable organizations for grant funding for 2013. The maximum amount to apply for has increased to $1,500. The deadline for submission is Jan. 11.

Applications are available online at http://sidavis.org, or by contacting Crystal O’Hara, Service Grants Committee chair, at [email protected] or 530-902-5530.

Soroptimists will judge applications on: how well the project responds to the needs of the Davis community; how many people are served by the project; how deep an impact the project has on an individual level; and whether the project costs are reasonable.

Previous recipients are eligible to reapply, and organizations that have not sought funding in the past are encouraged to submit an application. This is a competitive grant process.

Soroptimist International is the largest classified business and professional women’s service organization in the world. The organization has more than 100,000 members in 115 countries. Its mission is to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world.

Soroptimist International of Davis was chartered in 1954 and boasts more than 40 active members who come together for friendship and to serve the community. Each year, the club awards an average of $14,000 in service grants.

Enterprise staff

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