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 Luncheon, 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!


Council on Aging
Meals on Wheels

ECU Department of Kinesiology, College of Health and Human Performance
DanceAbility:   Dance for All Students

ECU Brody School of Medicine
TEDI BEAR Children’s Advocacy Center

Farmville Middle School Library
OWLS (Occupations Women Likely Skip)

Girls Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines, Inc.
STEM Series for Girls Scouts’ Community Outreach Programs in Pitt County

HB Sugg Charitable Organization
Character and Manners Matter

J & L Enterprises NC, Inc.
J & L Girls Camp

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
MDA Summer Camp 2018

Operation Sunshine, Inc.
The Shining Stars Scholarship Program

Pitt County Health Department
Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Youth Development Program

Pitt County Health Department
Nurse Family Partnership of Greater Pitt County

Rocking Horse Ranch Therapeutic Riding Program
Building Bridges