2018 Grant Application

Do you or your organization have a new and innovative idea that you believe furthers the vision of the Women’s Fund? We want to hear from you!

The Women’s Fund of the Wayne County Foundation has exciting news to share: over $200,000 have been granted to efforts supporting women and girls in the past 13 years! In celebration of this milestone, the Fund will be giving up to $50,000 in grants at its Annual Luncheon on March 3rd. This is the largest grant cycle in the Fund’s history!

Successful proposals will best advance the following vision of the Women’s Fund.

The Women’s Fund provides grants that give opportunities, encouragement, knowledge and hope to women and girls. With these grants, the Fund strives to empower women and girls to become strong, active citizens.

The flexible structure of the Women’s Fund is designed to give credibility to women’s philanthropy and women’s challenges, assume sustainability, maximize community impact and ensure grantee success.

Grant Guidelines

Proposals should include the following:

  • Name and contact information of applicant (include name of partner organization, if applicable*)
  • Clear project activities
  • A complete budget
  • An explanation as to how the impact will be measured and reported back to the Women’s Fund

Proposals should be received no later than Friday, February 16th, 2018 to be considered.

Proposals may be mailed to:

The Women’s Fund
PO Box 52
Richmond, IN 47375

or emailed to

Download the grant application here.