Women in Need of Support (WINS) Grants

In 1989, seven dedicated women from Henderson County who had a passion and desire to help women working to improve their lives established the WINS Endowment Fund at Community Foundation of Henderson County.

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Fund Purpose

The WINS Fund provides resources to nonprofits that assist women in reaching their goals to obtain more education or training so they can improve their current situations and their lives. While the emphasis is on helping women obtain more education and training, WINS Fund grants also can be used to help nonprofits assist women going through a time of crisis or chaos.

  • Spark new and promising ideas from the field
  • Invite a diverse range of approaches and applicants to a single issue, problem or idea
  • Bring together coalitions of people and groups to act on a problem or issue
  • Compare many applications for the same purpose at the same time

Call for Proposals

The WINS (Women in Need of Support) Endowment Fund at the Community Foundation of Henderson County is a issuing a Call for Proposal (CFP) to award grants for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year.

A complete proposal will consist of the Proposal Cover Page, the Concept Paper and copies of requested documentation.
All proposals must be received or postmarked
NO LATER THAN January 15, 2020.

Click here to download the Fillable PDF of the Proposal Cover Page.

Click here for a PDF of the Proposal Annoucement.

Contact Senior Program Officer Lee Henderson-Hill at (828) 697-6224 or by email for more information about the WINS Endowment Fund competitive grants program.

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