Thursday, 30 November 2017 21:42

Grants to Benefit Saratoga County Women and Girls

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Soroptimist International of Saratoga County (SISC) announces the availability of $17,000 in grant funding for organizations that serve the needs of women and girls in Saratoga County.

The awards are given by the club each year to improve the quality of life for women and girls in the community. In 2017, SISC awarded grants to more than 20 organizations, including the Ballston Area Community Center, Bridging People and Places, Dance Alliance, Wilton Wildlife Preserve, YMCA and Wellspring.

In order to qualify, candidate organizations must be located in Saratoga County. Consideration will be given to the number of people served. Grants are typically awarded for programmatic, start-up, or capital projects. Individual endeavors such as pageants and competitions are not funded.

The application deadline is January 31, 2018.

For more information, visit the website www.soroptimistsaratoga.org or contact Dee Sarno at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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