Awards and Grants
Soroptimist International of Carson City grant program was designed specifically to distribute funds we raise to worthy causes and non-profit organizations helping to improve the lives of women and girls in our local area. The club has $12,000 to award in April 2017. Awards will vary based on committee decisions when reviewing applications. The main criteria to consider when applying is improving the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
Applications may be downloaded here or received by contacting Service Committee Chair Marilyn Lewis at 775-882-4875. Completed applications and attachments may be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to SI Carson City, PO Box 794, Carson City NV 89702. Applications must be received by March 31, 2017. For additional information, please call Marilyn Lewis at 775-882-4875.
The Soroptimist Ruby Award honors women who, through their professional or personal efforts, are making extraordinary differences in the lives of women or girls. Honorees are women who have worked to improve the lives of other women or girls. Their work has had a significant impact, and also inspires and encourages other women.
Girl the Month Awards
This monthly award to a current high school senior honors the recipients for commitment in community service, exemplary volunteerism, and efforts to enrich the experiences of others in society, at school and at home. One of these recipients will receive our Girl of the Year Scholarship.
Club Program - Dream It * Be It - Career Support for Girls
Dream It Be It is a new project, currently in the planning stages, that consists of conferences or small group mentoring to help girls discover their dreams; explore their careers; create achievable goals; rise above obstacles; turn failure into success; balance stress and put their dreams into action. More information coming soon!