Grants Programs

Community Grants
The Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge provides funds to organizations which provide for the basic needs of women and their families. Grant awards are for up to $3,000.

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Impact Grants
The Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge provides funds to organizations for innovative programs which demonstrate a significant benefit to the lives of women and their families.  Grant awards range from $5,000-$25,000.

Impact Grant Focus Areas

  • Education
    Increasing individual knowledge is a powerful tool. There are many ways that women can increase their knowledge and skills. Organizations that apply for these grants should strive to use creative solutions to help women further their education.
  • Human Services
    Providing direct services to women and their families is critical in helping them thrive. Organizations that apply for these grants should provide services which directly benefit women and their families.
  • Health and Wellness
    Access to affordable medical care is critical. Organizations that apply for these grants should focus on ensuring the health and wellness of women and their families.
  • Empowerment
    Empowering women enables them to live a full and meaningful life.  Organizations that apply for these grants should invest in the growth and development of women and their families.