With government subsidies to public service organizations shrinking, it is up to the private sector to do as much as possible to compensate for funding cuts. We are proud to have disbursed approximately $555,000 from proceeds from our annual fund raiser, The Symphony of Food.
WOMEN’s mission is to help less fortunate women and children in southwestern Pennsylvania. As part of that mission and in addition to our philanthropic event, money is disburse from September through June throughout Western Pennsylvania to help charities with emergency situations. Should you have a suggestion of a new potential recipient, please contact the Philanthropic Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. An Emergency Fund is also available for various emergency requests during the year.
WOMEN participate in the Jefferson Awards annually by giving one of the finalists a $1,000 award. We are proud to sponsor Bonnie Nichols as our recipient this year. Click or tap HERE to learn more.
We are seeking grant request applications in order to support local women and children in need for specific projects that have no federal or state funding. If you are interested, have an IRS 50l(c)(3) status and are located in southwestern PA, please see below for information and an application. Deadline is May 14, 2108.
To qualify, the organization must:
Mail the grant application and copy of IRS 50l(c)(3) designation to WOMEN of Southwestern PA, Inc., c/o Philanthropy Committee, P.O. Box 1112, McMurray, PA 15317.