Mini-Grant Funding 

Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills would like to announce the availability of funds offered to non-profit 501(c)3 agencies or organizations which improve the lives of women and children in our local community and throughout the world.

 

Our organization has designated funds for service programs consistent with our mission statement.  Grant applications should focus on programs that support women and children.

Proposals are due by Nov. 5, 2019.  The Application form is available on our Home page at www.SierraSoroptimist .org.

Please submit applications by mail to Soroptimist Internationla of the Sierra Foothills, Attn.:  Service Committee, P.O. Box 778, Grass Valley, CA  95945, or email completed applications to: sisfminigrants@gmail.com.

 

Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall Mini Granting
Awardees of the Fall 2017 Grant were: 
  • Child Advocates of Nevada County

  • Habitat for Humanity

  • One Source - Empowering Care Givers

  • San Juan Ridge Family Resource Center

  • NEO

  • Sudoku As A Teaching Tool

  • Nevada County Diaper Project

  • Interfailth Food Ministry

Awardees of the Spring 2017 Grant were: 
  • Grass Valley Ladies Relief Society

  • PiELL - Partners in English Language Learning

  • One Source - Empowering Care Givers

  • Anew Day

  • NEO

  • North Star House

  • Bitney Prep High School

  • Mother Daughter Circle

Awardees of the Fall 2016 Grant were: 
To learn more about our awardees, click here.
  • Hospitality House $2800

  • Sierra Streams Institute $1000

  • Junior Achievement $600

  • Friendship Club $1000

  • Sierra Nevada Children’s Services $1500

  • Interfaith food Ministries $1799.40

  • Cinderella Project $1000

On January 28th, Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills (SISF) proudly awarded ten of Nevada County’s honorable non-profit organizations and businesses monetary awards for their service to our community.  The sum of $7,000 was gifted in Mini-Grants to be shared among these ten non-profit organizations and businesses:

  1.     Junior Achievement - Amanda Connell of River Valley Bank  (Financial Literacy Classes)

  2.     NU Adult Education - Julie Coffin (Great Courses at Wayne Brown Facility)

  3.     Insight Imaging, Inc. – Dr. Melissa Agnes (Free Mammograms)

  4.     Sierra Harvest – Aimee Retzler (Food Love Project)

  5.     Project Linus – Susan Piper (Quilts & Blankets for Children in Hospitals)

  6.     One Source – Donna Raibley (Volunteer Caregiver Training Program)

  7.     Child Advocates of Nevada County – Nikki Robertson & Laura Harter (Comfort Cases)

  8.     Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Nevada County – Lindy Beatie (Background Checks)

  9.     Kare Crisis Nursery – Lynn Woerner (More Open Hours)

  10.  Interfaith Food Ministries – Kathy Mollet (Crock Pots & Classes)

On Thursday, April 28th, Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills (SISF) proudly awarded five of Nevada County’s honorable non-profit organizations and businesses monetary awards for their service to our community.  The sum of $6,000 was gifted in Mini-Grants to be shared among these five non-profit organizations and businesses:

 

  1.     Western Sierra Youth Build – Anita Bagwell

  2.     One Source – Empowering Caregivers – Donna Raibley

  3.     Nevada City Diaper Project – Paula Bertness

  4.     Women of Worth – Sandy Schmidt

  5.     Kellermann Foundation – Jean Creasey

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