The Saratoga Community Grants program funds local projects that help realize Soroptimist International of Saratoga County (SISC’s) mission to assist and empower women and girls in Saratoga County. SICS is pleased to announce that nine organizations received a total of $13,000 in grants for the 2022-23 round of the program. While funds were limited this year, the organizations selected represent a variety of projects that support many women and girls in the community.
- Candidate organizations must be based in or serve the needs of residents of Saratoga County.
- Grants are awarded with emphasis on long term projects, specific activities, start-ups, purchase of fixed assets or capital projects.
- The project must align with SISC’s mission to assist women and girls.
- Consideration will be given to the number of people served.
- Individual endeavors and one-time events such as pageants and competitions, are generally not funded.
The 2022-23 round of funding is now closed. A new round is expected to be announced next winter. For more information about the SISC Community Grant program, contact us at: email@example.com.
We are proud to have had an impact on these organizations:
- Ballston Area Community Center BACC
- Camp Abilities
- CAPTAIN Community Services
- CREATE Community Studio
- Dance Alliance – Continuation of Ageless Dancer
- Franklin Community Center
- Habitat for Humanity
- Mechanicville Area Community Center
- Mother Susan Anderson Shelter/Soul Saving Station
- Rebuilding Together Saratoga
- Salvation Army
- Saratoga Bridges
- Saratoga Center for the Family
- Saratoga Hospital Foundation
- Saratoga Immigration Coalition
- Saratoga Regional YMCA
- Saratoga Senior Center
- Shelters of Saratoga
- The Charlton School
In addition, SISC also supports Wellspring with a grant and through Project Hope and Power, a financial literacy program that has been shown to be successful in empowering women and increasing their ability to reach their goals. Our grant enables Wellspring to continue its important work in the improvement of the lives of so many women and girls in our community.
In 2021 and 2022, SISC awarded grants to organizations for projects that realize SISC’s mission to assist women and girls in Saratoga County.
In addition, we also support Wellspring with a grant and through Project Hope and Power, a financial literacy program that has been shown to be successful in empowering women and increasing their ability to reach their goals. Our grant enables Wellspring to continue its important work in the improvement of the lives of so many women and girls in our community.
How we empower women & girls
Live Your Dream Award
Soroptimist's Live Your Dream Awards program is a unique education award for women who provide the primary financial support for their families. The Live Your Dream Awards give women the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.
Dream IT BE IT
Career Support for Girls.
Gives girls the tools they need to achieve their education and career goals.