Women's Giving Circle Grants
Pre-Application Session on Tuesday, December 3 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at United Way of Kitsap County (645 Fourth Street, Bremerton).
The Women’s Giving Circle of the Kitsap Peninsula promotes philanthropy among women of all generations. Our grants support programs that uplift women and children in our community.
The Women's Giving Circle of the Kitsap Peninsula awards grants each year to nonprofits serving women and children throughout the Kitsap Peninsula. Grant decisions are made at our March members-only gathering.
Grant cycle runs from January 3, 2020-January 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
2019 Grant Awards
1) Scarlet Road - $10,000
Restorative support services for girls and women who have survived sexual exploitation or trafficking on the Kitsap Peninsula
2) Holly Ridge Center - $10,000
Neurodevelopmental center with services to children ages birth to 3, requiring specialized staff and materials
3) O'Hana House - $10,000
A program of West Sound Treatment Center which offers safe housing in which women and children live while receiving recovery-related case management and other services as they overcome their addictions and rebuild their lives.
Small Budget/Big Impact Grants:
1) Best Dental Help - $3,000
Dental professionals provide Mobile Dental Clinic services for children in elementary schools throughout the West Sound region and at Kitsap Community Resources
2) Bremerton Backpack Brigade - $2,000
An all-volunteer nonprofit which will implement a pilot project in 2019 to enhance the nutrition of over 340 elementary school children with fresh proteins through a voucher program in partnership with two local grocery stores.