Women’s Giving Circle $10,000 High Impact Grant Application Opens

Women’s Giving Circle $10,000 High Impact Grant Application Opens

The Women’s Giving Circle of Bartholomew County, a program of Heritage Fund — the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County will award a $10,000 grant in unrestricted operating funds to one not-for-profit organization in Bartholomew County engaging in efforts to positively impact women and children.

Members of the WGCBC selected their top priority grant inititiative for 2020 to be COVID-19 relief, which is the focus of the 2020 Women’s Giving Circle Grant.  The grant recipient will be announced at the WGC Annual Meeting in October 2020.

The coronavirus pandemic has had a financial impact on Bartholomew County not-for-profits. During this time, the services that these not-for-profits provide is critical to supporting families in need, mitigating the impacts of the pandemic on women and children, and maintaining quality of life in our community. In order to support our community during this challenging period, the WGCBC will award $10,000 in unrestricted operating funds to one not-for-profit organization in Bartholomew County engaging in efforts to positively impact women and children.

The WGCBC encourages submissions from organizations managing ongoing programs that seek to improve the lives of women and their families. Applicants should demonstrate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their organization’s operations and describe how a grant of $10,000 will positively impact the organization and its ability to serve women and children in Bartholomew County.

Applications, available on the Heritage Fund website at https://www.heritagefundbc.org/giving-circle/ on August 14, 2020 must be received by email, mail, or in person to the Heritage Fund office by noon on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

For more information, contact Kelly Geckler, Marketing Coordinator at 812-376-7772 or kgeckler@heritagefundbc.org