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Westport Woman’s Club Wants To Give You $$$

Like all local non-profits, Westport Woman’s Club’s fundraising efforts have been battered by COVID.

But that just inspires the 113-year-old organization to help all those other groups even more.

Last spring — as it does every year — the WWC Community Services Committee was finalizing its 2020 grants. When the coronavirus struck they pivoted, awarding funds to 5 community health challenges.

“Everyone has a favorite Fairfield County non-profit,” the WWC says. “And every non-profit needs a helping hand.” So — as the Woman’s Club accepts grant proposals for 2020-21 — they encourage “06880” readers to share awareness of the opportunity. The application deadline is October 30.

The WWC offers both monetary grants, and a one-time use of the Bedford Hall meeting space for an event. Grants are considered each year for organizations working in education, health and safety programs, and the arts.

Click here for an application. Questions? Email gsmithson@optonline.net.

The Westport Woman’s Club opens its doors to grant applications — including the use of its clubhouse.

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