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Welcome! If you are looking for information on how to apply for a WRWF grant, you are in the right place.

Our 2024 grant cycle is complete. Applications for the next grants cycle will be accepted in January 2025. Information will be available in late 2024.

Welcome! If you are looking for information on applying for a WRWF grant, you are in the right place. The content provided here will help you determine whether your organization might be a candidate for a funding partnership with us. Please read on!

WRWF amplifies the power of women’s collective giving in support of local nonprofits by pooling our resources to provide grants to remarkable organizations dedicated to creating positive impacts across Blaine County. Our grantee partners embody resilience and innovation, breaking barriers and fostering opportunities where they’re needed most. By supporting their work, we are investing in a brighter, more equitable future for all.

WRWF invites qualified organizations of all sizes to apply for a grant from our Pooled Fund. We know that even small requests can sometimes mean the world to the many nonprofits working to make our community all that it can be. Like many other funding sources, we support operational as well as project-specific needs. Here is a brief bit of guidance you may find helpful. In addition, please click on the links provided below for more detailed information on what our application looks like and how our decision process and timeline works.

Eligibility criteria for WRWF’s Pooled Fund Grants:

  • Applicant must be an IRS-qualified 501(c)3 or hold other IRS-approved tax-exempt status
  • May not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, and political or religious belief
  • Does not serve exclusively sectarian purposes
  • Must target funds received to its mission within Blaine County
  • Applications for activities that are religious or political in nature will not be considered
  • Grants awarded are between $5,000 and $25,000
  • Applicants who have received fully-funded WRWF grants in the preceding two consecutive years are not eligible to apply in the current year. (This criteria does not apply to applicants who received partial funding in the preceding two years.)