Soroptimist International of Grass Valley
Soroptimist International of Grass Valley

Grant Application

Soroptimist International of Grass Valley (SIGV)

P. O. Box 663, Grass Valley, CA 95945


The members of Soroptimist International of Grass Valley announce the 2020 availability of funds for non-profit 501(c)(3) agencies and organizations that specifically fulfill our mission to improve the lives of women and children in our community.  For more information about SIGV, look for us on Facebook.


            We are entertaining proposals for both capital and operational grants of up to $2,000 for direct service projects that are consistent with our mission.


            If you wish to submit an application for funds, please send all of/and only the following information: (Incomplete applications may not be considered.)

  • Must be submitted in Word
  • One cover page with all contact information including:
  • Name of organization/agency
  • Contact person
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone number and e-mail address
  • Documentation showing proof of 501(c)(3) status or fiscal umbrella
  • Mission or vision statement


  • Provide a proposal of not more than two pages (single space, 12 point font)
  • Describe the services provided by the organization
  • Community need for the services/project to be funded
  • Specific proposed use of funds requested
  • Statement of how the proposed project fits the mission of Soroptimist


  • Two budget Sheets
    • One page Line-item  Project Budget
    • One-Two Page detailed Agency Budget


If you have questions, please contact Fran Freedle at or 268-1280.  All communications are to be made directly to our SIGV contact and should not be confused with other Soroptimist organizations in our community.  Please submit your application in Word by April 10, 2020, email to Fran at the above address.


Applicants may be contacted for further information.  Funding decisions will be announced by May 1.  Invitations will accompany the notification of the award.  Grants will be presented at our Celebration of Service event on May 21.  Grants are subject to a follow-up report and review in 6 months.


We wish your organization well in your efforts to help women and children in our community.  Thank you for your application.

Soroptimist International  of Grass Valley meets the first Thursday of the month at 12:30 and the third Thursday of the Month at 5:30 at Grace Lutheran Church, 1979 Ridge Rd, Grass Valley. Please Contact Us for more information


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