Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin Announces 2008 Grant Opportunities
CLEARWATER - The Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin, Inc., is currently accepting applications for its 2008 Education and Community Mini-Grants. In the Education category, a total dollar amount of $2500 will be distributed to educators of Title I schools in Upper Pinellas County (north of Ulmerton Rd.) and Pasco County, with a $500 limit per applicant for a single project that will enhance the classroom curriculum. The deadline for application is 5 p.m. Thursday, October 16, 2008. JLCD is also currently accepting applications for Community Program Grants. The JLCD grants are for one year, and provide funding ranging from $500 to $1000. A total dollar amount of $5000 will be granted. To be eligible, organizations must have 501(c) (3) status, and they must provide services related to the current JLCD focus area of Community and A.N.G.E.L.S.: The Alliance to Nurture Grow and Enhance Life Skills for Foster Children in Upper Pinellas County (north of Ulmerton Rd.) and Pasco County. The deadline for submitting an application is 5 p.m. February 25, 2009. Applications are reviewed in the order received, and organizations are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
Applications may be downloaded from the website at www.jlcd.org under "In Action- Community Projects". Completed applications may be mailed or delivered to the JLCD office at 1265 Bayshore Blvd, Dunedin, FL, 34698, attention Nola Johnson, Community Vice-President. For more information, visit the Web site or call 727-738-5523. The Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
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