Philanthropy

The photo above is of the Representatives of the SRWC 2018 Grant Awards.

SRWC Philanthropy

2019 SRWC Grant Applications

The Sunriver Women’s Club (SRWC) 2019 Philanthropy Grant Applications is online now.

To qualify, grant applicants must operate under a current 501(c) 3 nonprofit tax exempt status from the IRS. Grants are evaluated by the SRWC Philanthropy Committee and the Board of Directors select grant recipients in the spring. Application deadline is January 31, 2019.

Awarded grants support nonprofit agencies or organizations whose work primarily provides basic necessities in south Deschutes County to women, children, families and seniors. Basic necessities consist of food, shelter, health, clothing, education, child development and care. Last year SRWC awarded $38,800 to 16 nonprofit agencies.

Funding of these grants is made possible through the fundraising efforts of the SRWC and the generous support of the Sunriver community and surrounding area. Since 1999, the SRWC’s philanthropy program has awarded more than $530,000 to organizations in south Deschutes County.

Many residents of south Deschutes County have significant needs for the basic necessities of food, shelter, clothing, health, education, and child development and care.

The goal of the Philanthropy Program is to provide these basic necessities in south Deschutes County, improving lives and strengthening community.

Annual grants are awarded to non-profit organizations that provide direct services for these basic needs at the Annual Giving Luncheon in the spring.

In 2018 the SRWC awarded 16 grants totaling $38,800 to organizations addressing these needs. The chart below shows the percentage of grants by each basic need.

Since 1999, the SRWC has awarded $575,855 in grants.

Annually the Sunriver Women’s Club (SRWC) raises funds to support their Philanthropy Program; funds accrue through membership fees, the Sunriver Art Fair, the Winter Gala, other fundraising activities, and member donations.

See the SRWC Goal, Vision and Value Statement for the Philanthropy program.

CHANGE THEIR WORLD. CHANGE YOURS.