6/4/2019 7:30:00 AM Local organizations can apply for GFWC grants
The General Federation of Women's Clubs Rhinelander Woman's Club has announced that grant opportunities are now available for application.
Applications are due July 15 and funds will be available in October, the club announced in a press release.
Local organizations are to submit a letter on organization letterhead with the following information: name of the organization,its mission and proposed project or program including amount of requested funds, along with name, address and phone of a contact person. Applications shall be mailed to: GFWC Rhinelander Woman's Club, P.O.Box 272; Rhinelander, WI 54501. In 2018 grant awards ranged from $125 to $4,500.
GFWC Rhinelander Woman's Club supports non-profit organizations in program areas of arts, conservation, education, home life, public issues and international outreach.
"The General Federation of Women's Clubs is a unifying force, bringing together local women's clubs with members dedicated to strengthening their communities and enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service," the release states. "With 90,000 members in affiliated clubs in every state and more than a dozen countries, GFWC members are community leaders who work locally to create global change. Club members support the arts, work to preserve natural resources, advance education, promote healthy lifestyles, encourage civic involvement, and work toward world peace and understanding."
The GFWC Rhinelander Woman's Club currently has 80 members.
It has been actively supporting community causes since its inception 120 years ago.
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