Lakewood Ranch, Florida – February 7, 2017 – Sisterhood For Good, a donor-advised fund of the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund, is now accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations and programs throughout the Sarasota-Manatee area that need help. Applications can be submitted online at www.SisterhoodForGood.org and are due by April 15, 2017, to be selected for the 2017 grant distribution.
Sisterhood For Good raises funds to support projects and programs for a variety of causes, including women’s and children’s issues, animal welfare, arts and education, health and safety, and hunger and homelessness. In 2016, the giving circle received a record number of applications and awarded grants to the following non-profits: Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy, Inc (SMART); Mark Wandall Foundation; Children’s Healthy Pantry; Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee/Food Bank of Manatee; and Child Protection Center, Inc.
Sisterhood For Good accepts unsolicited proposals for a variety of programs and causes. However, the group does not provide grants to support capital campaigns, operational funding, event fundraisers or sponsorships, lobbying of any kind, or endowments.
Those applying for grants are asked to submit a completed application form that summarizes their non-profit and illustrates how a grant from Sisterhood For Good will make an immediate, direct impact to a specific project or cause. Proof of 501(c)(3) status is also required.
For more information on Sisterhood For Good or to complete a grant application for next year’s distribution, visit SisterhoodForGood.org
About Sisterhood For Good
Established in May 2011 by founding donor and administrator Angela Massaro-Fain, Sisterhood For Good is a fun, active giving circle that unites women who share common philanthropic goals. The group distributes grants annually to a number of local causes, including women’s and children’s issues, animal welfare, arts and education, health and safety, and hunger and homelessness. Funds collected by the Sisterhood for Good Women’s giving circle are held and managed as a component fund of the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund under the Manatee Community Foundation. For more information, visit SisterhoodForGood.org
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