WOMEN UNITED DONOR AND CORPORATE MEMBERS:
NOMINATE ORGANIZATIONS FOR OUR 2017 HUMAN SERVICES GRANT AWARDS
AND JOIN THE GRANT COMMITTEE!
A benefit of your membership level is the opportunity to get involved in the Human Services Grant Awards selection process, which is central to Women United’s mission of maximizing women's leadership in philanthropy by engaging and educating the membership, increasing charitable contributions, and strengthening our community through the impact of collective giving to support human services.
CLICK HERE to verify your 2017 Membership is up to date. If you are a 2017 Donor or Corporate Member, you can participate in one or both of the following ways:
1. NOMINATE AN ORGANIZATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A GRANT
The Grant Committee will soon begin the process that leads to the selection of Women United's 2017 Human Services Award recipient(s). Please send to us the names of any non-profit organizations or one of their specific programs or projects that you recommend for consideration by the Committee. Please include the name, e-mail address, and telephone number of the organization’s contact person with your nomination.
As you consider organizations/programs to nominate, please keep in mind that the organization you nominate must be a 501(c)3, and the organization or program should serve women and/or children in the localities of Planning District 10 (the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson).
Organizations that received Women United Human Services Grant Awards in the past two years are not eligible for consideration. For the 2017 grant cycle, these ineligible organizations are: Albemarle Housing Improvement Program, Piedmont Housing Alliance, City of Promise, Foothills Child Advocacy Center, and Charlottesville Works Initiative.
To nominate an organization, please email
on or before February 10, 2017. Include your preferred contact email address and telephone number.
2. JOIN THE 2017 GRANT COMMITTEE
Please consider serving on the 2017 Grant Committee. We will be hosting an information session for donor and corporate members considering Grant Committee Service:
Thursday, January 26, 2017
9:00 to 10:30 am
Hantzmon Wiebel Conference Room
818 East Jefferson Street, Charlottesville
RSVP by Friday, January 20, 2017, to
Grant Commitee service is an excellent way to actively support Women United’s mission of maximizing women's leadership in philanthropy by:
• Educating the membership about non-profit organizations serving our community
• Contributing your skills to this comprehensive grant award selection process
• Serving as a good steward of the funds provided by our members for grant awards
• Meeting and collaborating with other Women United members
The three 2017 Grant Committee meetings will take place at the Hantzmon Wiebel offices in downtown Charlottesville. As you consider committee participation, please be aware that attendance is critical to our ability to make effective use of our meeting time.
Meeting #1: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 9:00 to 10:30 am
Meeting #2: Thursday, April 20, 2017, 9:00 to 10:30 am
Meeting #3: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 9:00 to 11:00 am
To serve on the Grant Committee, please email
on or before February 10, 2017; include your preferred contact email address and telephone number.
If you have questions, please feel free to email one of our Grant Committee Co-Chairs: