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 2022 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 Nevada County. Check our website, or Facebook for more information about SIGV.


            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 or pdf
  • 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 530 268-1280.  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 or pdf no later than March 30, 2022 by email to 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 19.  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 Nevada County.  Thank you for your application.


Soroptimist International of Grass Valley meets the first Thursday of the month at 4:00 pm .  Please see the Calendar page for more info on where we are meeting and on other special events we have thruout the months.



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