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


* Due to our inability to fundraise dueing the 2020/2021 Club Year, our grant program has been postponed until the Spring of 2022. 


In January 0f 2022, the members of Soroptimist International of Grass Valley will announce the 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.   We will entertain 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 when they become available, 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 when the application process opens in January of 2022 at (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


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, date TBD.  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. 

Soroptimist International of Grass Valley meets the first Thursday of the month at 12:30 and the third Thursday of the Month at 6:00 PM. We are meeting by zoom and in person. If you would like to attend a meeting, please contact us at or just drop in!