How to Apply

Determine Eligibility 

Any 501(c)3 organization or government entity which provides program or services that benefit women and their families who live in Ashe, Avery, or Watauga Counties.

Special Consideration is given to proposals which demonstrate collaboration with other non-profits and long-term sustainability.

The Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge will not consider requests from any organization or government entity that discriminates on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or gender in any of its activities or operations.

Submit a Letter of Inquiry
By May 2, 2018

Any organization that has not received funding from the Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge must submit a Letter of Inquiry.  The letter should be no more than 2 pages in length and include the following information:

Organization mission, structure, and objectives

Description of the program or project for which funding is requested

The counties of residence of the women and their families who will benefit from the program or project

Complete WFBR Impact Grant or Community Grant Application
By July 2, 2018

Organizations are eligible to apply for one grant per year.  To complete the application, you will need to sign in with a Gmail account.  You will have access to your application and the ability to edit until July 2, 2018 at 5 pm.  In order to save your changes you must hit the submit icon on the last page. To return to your application click the appropriate link below while signed in to the same Gmail account you used to begin your application.

To apply for an Impact Grant, click here.

       To apply for a Community Grant, click here.