Dare To Dream Enrichment Grant Description

Presented by the Front Royal Women’s Resource Center

Please read the following information prior to completing your application.

PURPOSE OF THE GRANTS

These annual grants provide women with an opportunity to take a bold step forward in their lives or support the momentum if they are already on their way. Past applicants have used their grants to go to school or start a business. They have purchased computers, attended beauty school, created non-profits, attended training programs and developed gardens for hospice patients.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Eligible applications are accepted during the period from November 5, 2015 to January 15, 2016. All applications must be mailed or emailed to: FRWRC, PO Box 1748, Front Royal, VA 22630 and must be postmarked by 5 PM on Friday, January 15, 2016. Applications are reviewed and the recipients will be announced in March, of that year.

ELIGIBILITY

Women residing in Warren County and ages 18 years and older are eligible for funding through this grant. Applicants may not be enrolled in high school.

REVIEW CRITERIA

Applications will be reviewed on the merit of the project or activity description.  Grant review criteria may include, but are not limited to, the following: prior educational and/or work experience, letters of recommendation from others who have knowledge of the applicant’s capabilities, additional biographical information, other life and work experiences, volunteer work, financial need and conclusions which the grant selection committee may draw as to the applicant’s motivation, character, ability, or potential.

Applicants must complete all sections of the application and submit the Dare to Dream Grant application between November 1,2014 to January 16,2015. The grant committee of the Front Royal Women’s Resource Center will review the proposal and will notify the applicant if funding has been awarded in March 2015. Personal interviews will be conducted for all finalists for the grant as part of the review process. The project must be started and the grant money used by December 31,2015. Recipients of the grant will be required to complete an evaluation form as part of the grant requirements. Applicants may re-apply annually including previous recipients of grants.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

  • Applications are accepted from November 5, 2015 to January 15, 2016.
  • Applications are mailed to:  FRWRC, PO Box 1748, Front Royal, VA 22630 or emailed to wrc@frwrc.org and must be postmarked by 5PM on Friday, January 15, 2016.
  • Applications are reviewed and the recipients will be announced in March 2016.
  • If you need assistance completing the application , contact Rebecca Vaughn.

AMOUNT OF ASSISTANCE

Eligible applicants may request up to $1,000 through this grant.

NOTE: Grant money is not presented directly to the recipient. Checks are mailed directly to the training program, school, or the appropriate vendor.

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2016 Dare To Dream Enrichment Grant Description
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