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The 2018 Dare to Dream Grant campaign begins Wednesday, November 1, 2017 and runs through Friday, January 12, 2018. Applications are available at Samuels Public Library and at the Front Royal Women’s Resource Center Office (27 Cloud Street, Front Royal, VA). Please mail your application to FRWRC, PO Box 1748, Front Royal, VA 22630. You can also apply using the Online Application. If you have a dream or know someone in your life who has a dream and needs a financial boost to make it happen, this is your opportunity. Grants run up to $1,000.
Dare To Dream Enrichment Grant Description
Presented by the Front Royal Women’s Resource Center
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 recipients have used their grants to go to school or start a business. They have purchased computers, attended beauty school, created nonprofits and attended training programs along with many other projects. Refer to link for Past Funded Projects.
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.
APPLICANTS MAY RE-APPLY ANNUALLY INCLUDING PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS OF GRANTS.
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. The grant selection committee may also consider 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, 2017 and January 12, 2018. The grant committee will review the proposal and notify the applicant if funding has been awarded in March 2018. 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 requested by November 30, 2018.
- Applications are accepted from November 1, 2017 to January 12, 2018.
- Applications are mailed to FRWRC, PO Box 1748, Front Royal, VA 22630 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and must be postmarked by 5 PM on Friday, January 12, 2018. Applications are reviewed and the recipients will be announced in March 2018.
- Grant money will be available as of March 2018.
- If you need assistance completing the application, contact FRWRC at (540) 636-7007.
AMOUNT OF ASSISTANCE
Eligible applicants may request up to $1,000 through this grant.
NOTE: Grant money is not presented directly to the recipient. Payments are mailed directly to the training program, school, or the appropriate vendor. Grant money cannot be used for expenses incurred before March 2018.