Grant Timeline

Each year the WFBR distributes a portion of the proceeds from membership and special events to non-profit, community-based organizations, that develop and implement projects benefiting women and girls living in Ashe, Avery and Watauga counties.
Below are key dates for the current and 2020-2021 grant cycle.

For the current 2019-2020 grant cycle:

Mid-year reports are due by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2020

Final reports are due by 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 14, 2020


The 2020-2021 grant application window is from Monday, August 17, 2020 through Friday, September 11, 2020.  Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. One copy of the application form must be submitted in the required format via email to Two additional copies of the application, including all required attachments, should be mailed or hand delivered to the WFBR by the deadline.
  2. The Committee will review applications from September 21, 2020, through November 6, 2020.  The WFBR may have to offer funding in a different amount than requested.
  3. Applicants will be notified by Friday, November 13, 2020. The decisions of the Committee are final.
  4. Grant funding will be awarded before the end of year.  There will be an awards reception (date TBA).
  5. Grants will also be published in an email newsletter, on the WFBR website, and be communicated by email to the membership.