WWC Grant Money Available for Organizations Needing to Fund a Project

Photo: St. Marys Area School District received a grant from Women Who Care for their book project. Does your group have a project that is in need of funding? All nonprofit organizations in Elk County are eligible to apply.oto: Tom Wagner, incoming Board President on right, welcome new board members, Denise Cuneo, Mary DaCanal, and Mary McGrath.

If your Elk County organization has been looking for a way to fund a new project or enhance an existing program, consider applying for a Women Who Care grant. Women Who Care (WWC), a project of the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF), is pleased to announce that grant applications for the 2023 granting cycle are now available, with a submission deadline of August 15. WWC will award $45,000 in grants at their October annual meeting.

All nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools and churches that benefit the public in Elk County are eligible to apply for grant funding. Awards may be considered for start-up funds, new projects or to enhance well-established programs.

The grant application is available on the ECCF website at www.elkcountyfoundation.org. The maximum grant award is $5,000. The grant application process is simple. If an organization needs guidance in completing the application, they can feel free to call the Community Foundation at 814-834-2125 for assistance.

Since its first granting year in 2010, WWC has awarded over $343,000 in grants. Women Who Care brings women from diverse backgrounds together to combine their charitable donations to strengthen the Elk County community through the power of collective giving.

The Elk County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Northern Alleghenies, is a non-profit organization that strives to strengthen our region through development, stewardship and grant making as it works with donors to achieve their philanthropic goals.