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Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge Calls for Grant Letters of Inquiry

BOONE, NC (April 14, 2017)…Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge (WFBR) is soliciting ideas to improve the lives of women in the High Country.

The Women’s Fund is requesting a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) from organizations who have not previously received a grant from WFBR. The Women’s Fund will accept LOIs through May 1st. Any organization that has received a grant from the Women’s Fund in the past need not submit a letter, but must apply for a grant by July 1, 2017.

The Women’s Fund gives grants exclusively to programs that serve women and girls in the High Country. Organizations that serve all genders but have programs within their organization that serve only women or girls may apply for those programs. If invited to apply for a grant, applications will be due July 1, 2017.

The organization submitting an inquiry must be a 501(C)(3) non-profit, or have a non-profit fiscal sponsor. Letters should include the organization’s mission and a description of the specific program for which the organization is applying. LOIs should be no longer than two pages in length.

LOIs may be submitted through email to info@womensfundoftheblueridge.org, or mailed to WFBR, P.O. Box 1838, Boone, NC 28607. LOIs must be received by May 1st at 5:00pm.

Interested parties may find more information at http://www.womensfundoftheblueridge.org/grants/apply/. Please contact Alex Cusimano at alex@womensfundoftheblueridge.org or 828-264-4002 for more information.

About the Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge
Our mission is to create positive change and economic justice for women and girls in the counties we serve. Through funding to local non-profit agencies, we aim to be a philanthropic catalyst for all women and girls to have access to the resources they need as they strive to become empowered and reach their full potential.

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