WOMEN of Southwestern PA, Inc. 2012 Call for Grants
South Hills-based WOMEN – Women Organized to Mentor, Empower and Network – of Southwestern Pennsylvania is accepting funding requests from local non-profit - 501(c)(3) charitable and community organizations.Submission deadline is May 15, 2012. See www.womenofswpa.org for details on WOMEN’s philanthropic mission.
Last year, WOMEN returned $37,000 to Western Pennsylvania organizations for specific projects. The money was funded by profits from the annual Symphony of Food – Chefs’ Showcase dinner held each year in January.
To qualify, an organization must provide service in Allegheny, Washington, Fayette or Greene counties, have IRS (50l)(c)(3) status, receive no federal funds for the specific projects, benefit women, families or women’s interests.
Applicants are to send a letter identifying the organization’s purpose or mission statement, attach a copy of non-profit status, specify the amount requested (up to $2,500.00), and state the intent of the grant to WOMEN of Southwestern, PA, Inc. c/o Philanthropy Committee, P.O. Box 1112, McMurray, PA 15317