For 25 years, Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills has presented unique and beautiful private gardens of Western Nevada County to the public as our largest and most anticipated fundraiser of the year. To learn more or to submit a garden you think may be on the tour, please contact us. Our next Garden Tour will be May 18th and 19th.
Twice yearly, Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills provides funds to other non-profit 501(c)3 organizations which improve the lives of women and children in our community and throughout the world. SISF awarded $20,000.00 in mini grants in 2017-2018.
Annual Sale - October
Each year, the parking lot of Tri-Counties Bank on Sutton Way is taken over by Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills for our annual yard sale. All kinds of goods are donated for sale to help further our funding for our club projects.
The 2017 Yard sale was a huge success with over $2,400 raised. All Proceeds from the yard sale and other fund raising efforts are used to benefit our community's with in Nevada County.
Read Me a Story
Read Me a Story aims to support literacy by providing age appropriate books to children at their infant and toddler well visits. Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills supports this cause with a monetary donation for book purchases so that they are able to be distributed to area physicians. To learn more or to donate please contact us.
Live Your Dream Award
Since 1972, the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award program (formerly the Women's Opportunity) has distributed more than 30 million to tens of thousands of women who have overcome poverty, domestic and sexual violence, divorce, the death of a spouse, or other life challenges. They are women - just like you- who had the courage and determination to turn their lives around.
Recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, including books, childcare and transportation. The program begins on the club level, where award amounts vary. Club recipients become eligible to receive region-level awards which are granted through Soroptimists 28 geographic regions. Currently Soroptimists International of the Sierra Foothills is offering two, $2,000 "Live Your Dream Awards".