Jen Hemmerdinger, Public Relations Chair
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Applications open for the Junior League of Sarasota
Community Grants and Community Projects
SARASOTA, FL – July 13, 2022 – The Junior League of Sarasota (JLS) invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for Community Projects and Community Grants. Applications are now open and will close on August 1, 2022.
Over the past four years, the JLS has awarded more than $200,000 in grants to over 30 local non-profit
organizations that support its mission of “improving the community through effective action and
leadership of trained volunteers.” Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to projects that impact any of
the following four priority categories:
● Aging out of Foster Care
Special consideration will go towards organizations that the COVID-19 Crisis has deeply impacted.
In addition to grants, the Junior League of Sarasota provides hands-on service opportunities for its members through community projects that can be completed in one day or less. Members on the Done-in-a-Day Committee help plan, collect supplies, and provide volunteers to turn dream projects into
“We are proud to be able to serve our community both financially and through our Done-in-a Day
Committee,” said Lindsay Nock, President of the Junior League of Sarasota. “It’s a privilege to provide
financial stability and opportunities for a variety of local organizations. I encourage all eligible nonprofits to apply for either our grant funding or community projects.”
Applications are available online at: www.jlsarasota.org/community. Community grant applications and community project applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on August 1, 2022.
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About the Junior League of Sarasota:
The Junior League of Sarasota is a non-profit organization committed to promoting voluntarism,
developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and
leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.