Women’s Giving Circle 2024 Grant Application Open

FREDERICK, MD – Jan. 25, 2024: The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County will accept grant applications for its 2024 grant cycle through Feb. 22 with up to $275,000 available from The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County Fund.  The fund is one of more than 790 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County 2024 Grants Program will support programs that empower women ages 18 and over in challenging situations to improve the quality of their lives. The grants will support women’s efforts to become self-sufficient, understanding that encouragement and financial assistance are compelling factors in restoring stability and hope. Nonprofit organizations that offer programs and/or services that increase earning potential and future sustainability for women in Frederick County are eligible to apply.

The online application can be accessed at www.frederickwgc.org/grants. No paper applications will be accepted. Organizations may submit applications for up to four projects, with each proposal not to exceed $40,000. The maximum total that will be granted to any one organization is $40,000.

The Women’s Giving Circle was formed in 2006 and brings people together who share similar philanthropic goals to benefit women’s needs. In 2023, grants totaling more than $270,000 were presented to 22 organizations, and since 2006, the fund has granted more than $2 million. To learn more about The Women’s Giving Circle and its grant program, visit www.frederickwgc.org.