Fund for Women & Girls Accepting Applications for May Event

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Fund for Women & Girls at the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is now accepting applications for its microfunding event. 

At the event, which will take place May 24 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St., supporters of the fund will hear pitches from organizations and vote on who will receive $3,500 in prize money.

Preference will be given to projects that encourage the advancement, leadership and full participation of women and girls in the Valley; help women and girls achieve their full potential; create opportunities for economic, educational and personal growth for women and girls; and have women making up at least 50% of staff, volunteers and/or leadership.

When the application period is over, the Fund for Women & Girls Guiding Circle will review submissions and select a small number of projects to be presented at the microfunding event. Shareholders in the Fund for Women & girls will hear pitches from the selected organizations and vote for a grand prize winner, as well as who will receive smaller grant awards.

Applications are due by the end of the day April 28. The application form can be downloaded HERE and can be submitted via email to [email protected] or by mail to the CFMV office at 201 E. Commerce St., Suite 150, Youngstown OH 44503.

Those interested in becoming a shareholder can donate online HERE.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.