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Stories of Impact: Zonta Centennial Anniversary Grantees make a difference for women and girls

In honor of Zonta s centennial anniversary in 2019, Zonta International awarded one-time grants of up to US$5,000 each to recognized charitable organizations. Each grant was dedicated to improve the lives of women and girls in the local community.

A total of US$296,271 was disbursed to 62 organizations in 18 countries, partnering with a Zonta club. Following are stories of impact from some of our Zonta International Centennial Anniversary Grantees.


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Kendall County Women’s Shelter

Posted on 3/1/2021
The Kendall County Women’s Shelter partnered with the Zonta Club of Fredericksburg for the Client Assistance Program, which focuses on meeting the basic needs of victims of domestic violence.



Mobility International USA

Posted on 3/1/2021
With a Zonta International US$5,000 grant, 22 women with disabilities benefitted directly from the Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability training in Eugene, Oregon, USA.



YWCA Greater Lafayette

Posted on 3/1/2021
YWCA Greater Lafayette partnered with the Zonta Club of Frankfort for its project, Domestic Violence Program Technology for Connectivity.



Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ

Posted on 2/22/2021
The Zonta Club of Trenton/Mercer partnered with the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ, Inc to empower girls through education.



Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region

Posted on 2/22/2021
Through a partnership with the Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo, the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region used posters to promote its services and provided 30 intake sessions and 50 follow-up counseling sessions to women and girls.



Beatitude House and Homesafe

Posted on 2/22/2021
Partnering with the Zonta Club of Ashtabula Area, Beatitude House and HomeSafe provided temporary shelter to domestic violence survivors, assisted them with obtaining identification and birth certificates, and gave the women household items.



Cameleon Association Inc

Posted on 2/15/2021
The US$5,000 grant from Zonta International bought laptops, desktops, an overhead projector with LCD printer and other equipment for IT Trainings and Values for 40 Girl Survivors of Sexual Abuse.



Hope Shores Alliance

Posted on 2/15/2021
Hope Shores Alliance is a multi-service agency that supports women and children in four rural counties. The US$4,110 grant went to their project Creating Trauma-Informed Spaces to Empower and Educate Women and Children for a Better Tomorrow.



Centre for Handicapped

Posted on 2/15/2021
With the US$4,400 grant from Zonta International, the Centre for Handicapped in Sri Lanka provided 31 women and girls with artificial limbs.



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