Women for Women of Pitt County accepts grant applications annually from June 1st to August 1st. All applications are due by midnight, August 1st. Grant applications are accepted from 501(c)3 non-profit organizations in Pitt County who’s services benefit women or girls. Women submitting applications seeking funds for an individual are ineligible.

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Women for Women distributes grants annually each fall. Grant money is derived from proceeds from the Power of the Purse Event, Tribute Book and Raffle sales and donations. The grant cycle begins on June 1st through August 1st.  Grant applications are submitted on-line according to the identified process and by the published deadline. A Grants Committee, comprised of appointed members of the Board of Directors, reviews all applications and then makes recommendations to the Women for Women Board of Directors for review and approval. Grants are awarded based on their ability to address the following criteria:

  • Empower women and girls to achieve their full potential
  • Assist women in achieving economic self-sufficiency through a wide range of options
  • Prevent violence against women and girls
  • Promote the health, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being for women and girls
  • Encourage enhancement and participation of women and girls in our community
  • Create opportunities for the economic, educational, social, artistic and personal growth of women and girls

Learn more about a recent grant recipient’s life changing experience!


Hope of Glory Ministries
Community Food Co-op Program

Community Fellowship Ministries
Ladies with a Purpose and a Promise Program

Pitt County Council on Aging
Meals on Wheels

ECU Brody Dept. of Pediatrics
TEDI Bear Advocacy Center Road to Resilience

J & L Enterprises
J and L Girls’ Magic

ECU Dept. of Kinesiology
DanceAbility Program

J H Rose High School
J H Rose Cinch Sack Project

ECU Brody Dept. of Emergency Medicine
Happy Hearts (Infant & Child CPR Classes)

HB Sugg Community Center
Smart Girls of Pitt County

Generation Y Center
Bees and Me (The Bee House Project)

Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines
Community Outreach Program in Pitt County

Rocking Horse Ranch Therapeutic Riding Program
Scholarship Fund

Operation Sunshine
The Shining Stars Scholarship Program