July 21, 2021
The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia's Business Women's Giving Circle is accepting applications for its 2021-2022 grant cycle. BWGC hopes to give out 3 to 5 grants for up to $20,000 each. Nonprofit organizations and schools offering charitable and educational services in STEM, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Mentorship programs to girls and young women in Northern Virginia are eligible to apply.

In 2020, BWGC awarded $60,000 in grants to five local nonprofit organizations. The amount of the grants ranged from $10,000 to $20,000 each.

“Behind each SOHO girl who believes in herself is a circle of women who believed in her first. Because of you, girls will engage with and develop an interest in STEM and build relationships with professional, caring adult women who foster positive identities and values” – Linda Odell, Founder & Executive Director of Space of Her Own, Inc., 2020 BWGC Grantee, Biotech

Since its launch in 2014, BWGC has awarded more than $400,000 in grants that have impacted the lives of over 3,000 girls and young women in the region.

The deadline to submit grant applications is 5 p.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021.

To apply click here.  You can learn more about the Business Women's Giving Circle at Business Women's Giving Circle.