Zonta Awards 2017 Expo Funds to Organizations and Projects that Empower Women

April 08, 2018 3:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Black Hills, SD…Non-profit organizations in the Rapid City area working to advance the status of women were encouraged to apply for a 2017-2018 Zonta Club of the Black Hills Expo Service Grant. Funds generated from the annual Zonta EXPO, that was held on Thursday, October 5th at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, underwrote this year’s grant cycle as has been the ongoing policy for the 34 years of the event.

Non-profit organizations with projects empowering women that were funded include:

1. Abbott House - Building Bridges Program

2. Alzheimer's Association of the Black Hills - Alzheimer's Care Conference for Women

3. Career Learning Center of the Black Hills - GED Testing Scholarship Fund

4. Catholic Social Services - Professional Counseling for Victims of Violent Crime

5. Lifeways, Inc. - Y2Y Conference

6. Lutheran Social Services - New Alternatives and Arise Youth Center

7. Rapid City Area Schools - Personal hygiene items for young women in RCAS

8. Volunteers of America

9. Working Against Violence, Inc. - Project SAFE

10. Youth & Family Services - Girls, Inc. - Academic Support & Enrichment (ASE)

11. Youth in Science (Rapid City) - Women in Science Conference

For more information on these projects visit our web site: www.zontacluboftheblackhills.org

Please Note: Zonta Club of the Black Hills will ONLY consider applications from local organizations with a 501 (c) 3 status whose programs or projects are designed to advance the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women in the Black Hills region.

Zonta Club of the Black Hills is part of an organization of over 30,000 members in 66 countries working together to improve the status of women through international and local collaboration, networking, community service and advocacy. For additional information see www.zonta.org and www.zontacluboftheblackhills.org

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Zonta Club of the Black Hills • President: Jo Prang
PO Box 8163
Rapid City, South Dakota 57709 • (605) 390-8250 • E-Mail: zontablackhills@hotmail.com

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