Chosen as a grant recipient for its shared commitment to advance the status of women in our community, the YWCA will use the grant, which will be distributed over a three year period, to continue to provide their very successful Job Club which enables clients to gain expertise by hearing presentations on valuable career strategies and is an opportunity to talk and learn from others who are also job searching. This program will provide support for 330 women for the next three years.
In addition to providing $5,000 a year for three years, members of Zonta Club of Billings will worked with the YWCA’s Job Club by developing and facilitating workshops with topics such as networking, job search strategies, job retention, interviewing, and developing communication skills.
2019 Young Women in Public Affairs Award
$1000 award honors young women 16-19 who demonstrate a commitment to
leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations. Applications locally are due by March 1st, 2018 The local winner is advanced to District 12 for possible selection as
the District winner, an additional $1,000 award. From the District
winners, ten international winners receive an additional $4,000.
Pictured above- past winner Annalese Warner with children she worked with in Africa.
ZONTA Centennial Anniversary Grant Opportunity!!!
In honor of 100 years of ZONTA.... Zonta Club of Billings would like to announce a special one-time grant opportunity! Grants of up to $5,000 each will recognize your charitable organization working to improve the lives of women and girls in your local community. Billings’ Zonta wants to partner with you on a project to take place in late 2019 or in 2020!
Zonta Club of Billings is seeking applications to support projects or programs that meet the following criteria:
- Have registered charity/non-profit status, i.e. 501(c)3 status in the United States to prove the organization is allowed to collect donations and receive grants
- Provide evidence that it complies with diversity standards
- Provide evidence that it complies with health and safety standards
- Propose a project that meets at least one of the objects of Zonta International – Legal, Political, Economic, Health, Education or Violence against women
- Propose a project that will be delivered in the Zonta club’s local community and will be implemented together with the members of the Zonta Club of Billings.
- Have a high reputation for its in the Zonta club’s area
We invite organizations to apply, submit your Centennial Grant Application To:
firstname.lastname@example.org or Zonta Club of Billings, PO Box 1064, Billings, MT 59103
Deadline: February 28, 2019.
If your organization is selected by the Zonta Club of Billings you will be notified and will work with ZONTA Club of Billings to prepare an online application for submission to Zonta International by March 31st
BIG NEWS! 2018 JMK Women in Business Scholarship Winner goes on to win Zonta District 12 and Zonta International! Cassidy Shaver is 1 of 6 women to win internationally. She has received over $11,000 in tuition scholarships. Congratulations Cassidy!
Zonta Club of Billings is pleased to announce a grant program for local nonprofit organizations that benefit women in our community.
Zonta Club of Billings is committed to award up to $5,000 to support a program or project that aligns with the Zonta Club of Billings criteria. The supported program must:
Advance women in one of the following areas: Educational, Legal, Political, Economical/Financial, Health/Safety and Occupational/Vocational/Professional or prevents and fights violence against women and girls.
How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit a ONE PAGE Letter of Interest (LOI) by June 1, 2017. LOI's should be mailed to Zonta Club of Billings, Attn: Precious McKenzie, PO Box 1064, Billings, MT 59103, or emailed to email@example.com. LOI's should include the following information:
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous Grant Winners
MSUB Women's and Gender Studies
Billing's Symphony Orchestra & Chorale- Guitar Grants for Women's Prison Lessons
Friendship House of Christian Service
Passages- Alternative's Inc
Angela's Piazza: Drop-in Center for Women
Audubon Conservation Education Center
Center for Children and Families
Dress for Success
Family Tree Center
Montana Rescue Mission
Montana Womens Prison
Montana Women Vote
Yellowstone AIDS Project
Young Families Early Head Start
Jane M. Klausman
Women in Business Scholarship
This annual scholarship is awarded to women pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree in business management. An applicant must be in at least the second year of undergraduate studies to qualify for the award. The Zonta Club of Billings award is $1,000. The winner advances to the District level. The District winner is awarded $1,000 and advances to International consideration. There are twelve winners at the International level that receive $7,000 each.
Local club deadline is June 1st.
Download the JMK Scholarship application here
For additional information on JMK please visit https://www.zonta.org/Global-Impact/Education/Women-in-Business-Scholarship