The Grants and Awards Committee has, thanks to another successful ArtFest, funded 14 nonprofits for a total of $15,000, and 5 scholarships for a total of $12,500.
We received a record number of grant applications this year: 42. That number is almost five times the applications we received last year, which underscores the large need which exists in our community. We are lucky to have such a wide variety of organizations which align with our goals of serving women, children, education, and the community:
Looking forward, we will meet to discuss the Frances Newell Carr award. This prestigious award is given yearly to an outstanding lawyer, judge, or scholar in the Sacramento community in celebration of the awardee’s professional achievements, commitment to furthering legal opportunities for women in the law, and contribution to the lives of women and children in our community.