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Centennial Anniversary Grant Recipients

In honor of 100 years of Zonta service and Zonta International’s centennial anniversary in 2019, Zonta International announced its Centennial Anniversary Grants program. These one-time grants of up to US$5,000 each recognized charitable organizations working to improve the lives of women and girls in their local communities.

A total of US$296,271 was disbursed to 62 community-based organizations in 18 countries, partnering with a Zonta club to improve the lives of women and girls at the local level.

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our Centennial Anniversary Grants.

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  • Family and Community Connections for Incarcerated Women The Zonta Club of Berkshire County partnering with Recovery Learning Community
  • Meet, Mingle, Mammogram The Zonta Club of Malden partnering with MelroseWakefield Healthcare
  • VOICES OF HOPE The Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey partnering with Shalom House
  • Suffolk County Anti-Trafficking Initiative The Zonta Club of Suffolk County Area partnering with Empowerment Collaborative of Long Island Inc.
  • Girl Scout Leadership Summit for Girl Scouts in Trenton The Zonta Club of Trenton/Mercer partnering with Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ, Inc.
  • The KW Zonta Poster Project The Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo partnering with Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region
  • Zonta Fresh Start Initiative for Passage House The Zonta Club of Niagara Falls, NY partnering with Pinnacle Community Services
  • Improving Safety and Empowering Intimate Partner Violence Survivors The Zonta Club of Rochester partnering with Resolve of Greater Rochester, Inc.
  • Fresh Start for Women and Girls The Zonta Club of Ashtabula Area partnering with Beatitude House
  • Street Outreach The Zonta Club of Cleveland partnering with Renee Jones Empowerment Center & The Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Law Clinic
  • Journey of Grace- Survivor Retreat The Zonta Club of Columbus partnering with The S.O.A.P. Project: Saving Our Adolescents from Prostitution
  • Domestic Violence Program Technology for Connectivity The Zonta Club of Frankfort, Indiana partnering with YWCA Greater Lafayette
  • The Advocacy Center The Zonta Club of Blackfoot, Idaho partnering with Operation Shield
  • Women's Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD) The Zonta Club of Eugene-Springfield partnering with Mobility International USA (MIUSA)
  • Next Right Step The Zonta Club of Olympia partnering with Family Education and Support Services
  • Teens Against Trafficking The Zonta Club of Roseburg Area partnering with Douglas County Human Trafficking Task Force
  • A library for the CARE Cottages at Puerta Nueva (long-term transitional home for battered women and their children) The Zonta Club of Burbank Area partnering with Family Service Agency of Burbank
  • Breaking the Drug Abuse Cycle--Empowering for a Better Life The Zonta Club of Fort Smith partnering with Girls Shelter of Fort Smith, AR, Inc
  • KCWS Client Assistance Program The Zonta Club of Fredericksburg partnering with Kendall County Women's Shelter
  • The Women's Home Vocational Training Program The Zonta Club of Houston partnering with The Women's Home
  • Zonta & RCC (Rape Crisis Center) Raising Girls Up Fund The Zonta Club of Savannah partnering with Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire
  • HEaling with the ARTs (HEART) Program The Zonta Club of Tallahassee partnering with PACE Center for Girls, Inc
  • Helping Victims Transition from Lives of Violence and Poverty to Finding Safety and Hope The Zonta Club of Billings partnering with YWCA Billings
  • Cyprus Stop Trafficking The Zonta Club of Nicosia Region partnering with Cyprus Stop Trafficking
  • Creating Trauma Informed Spaces To Empower And Educate Women and Children For A Better Tomorrow The Zonta Club of Alpena/Tri County Area partnering with Shelter, Inc. DBA Hope Shores Alliance
  • Tech Savvy Gaylord The Zonta Club of Gaylord Area partnering with AAUW Gaylord Area Branch
  • A New Livelihood for A New Life The Zonta Club of Bangkok 8 partnering with Fountain of Life Women's Center (under GOOD SHEPARD SISTERS FOUNDATION)
  • The Native Embroidery Fabric Training Project of Ranong Province The Zonta Club of Bangkok II partnering with Association of Community Development for Women Leaders, Ranong, Thailand (South)
  • Fostering Changes - Empowerment with Love for Women and Adolescent Girls The Zonta Club of Hong Kong partnering with The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Lady MacLehose Center
  • Holistic Development of Young Mothers (II) The Zonta Club of Kowloon partnering with Caritas-Hong Kong
  • I am P.I.N.A.Y (Powered, Inspired, and Nurtured Adult and Young women) The Zonta Club of Las Pinas partnering with Junior Chamber International (JCI) Perlas Pasay
  • IT Education for girl survivors of sexual abuse...Zonta's Gift to Resiliency The Zonta Club of Makati-Ayala partnering with CAMELEON Association Inc.
  • Breaking the Status Quo: Teenage/Child Marriage, Unwanted Teen Pregnancy and Foregone Opportunities and The Key to Proper Teenage Parenting The Zonta Club of Mandaluyong-San Juan 1 partnering with True Love Waits Philippines Inc.
  • Bangsamoro Women Recovery from War Initiatives The Zonta Club of Metro Greenhills partnering with Philippine Children's Ministries Network
  • Teen's Key “Young Women Development Network“ Young Mother Project, sponsored by Zonta Club of the New Territories The Zonta Club of New Territories partnering with Teen's Key
  • GESCO Women's Listening, Awareness and Orientation Center The Zonta Club of Abidjan partnering with FORMATION SANITAIRE URBAINE À BASE COMMUNAUTAIRE DE GESCO- YOPOUGON
  • Empowerment and sensitization of Yemetu teenage girls against early child marriage, abuse and sustainable skills acquisition The Zonta Club of Ibadan I partnering with Help for Mankind Initiative
  • Empowerment of Female Sex Workers Living with HIV/AIDS with Vocational Skill to Reduce their Financial Dependence on Sex Work The Zonta Club of Ibadan II partnering with Blue Gate Public Health Promotion Initiative
  • Project aimed at reducing the number of forced child marriages in the municipality of Boussouma, province of Sanmatenga, North-Centre region. The Zonta Club of Ouagadougou partnering with PUGSADA (Association for Young Girl Support and Stimulation)
  • Let's Work Together The Zonta Club of Vantaa II partnering with The Finnish Federation of Graduate Women, Vantaa Branch
  • Zonta Food Bank Mobile Kitchen The Zonta Club of Brisbane City Heart partnering with Anglicare Southern Queensland
  • LoveBites The Zonta Club of Brisbane East Inc partnering with National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN)
  • Enhancing Connections: Resourcing Women to get Online The Zonta Club of Brisbane Metro Breakfast partnering with Women's Community Aid Association (WCAA)
  • "Standing up" - Women's Cultural Event The Zonta Club of Ipswich partnering with Access Community Service LTD, for Ipswich Community Hubs
  • Food for Thought The Zonta Club of Adelaide Flinders partnering with Zahra Foundation Australia
  • Building the Health Literacy and Quality of Life for Refugee Women The Zonta Club of Bendigo partnering with Bendigo Community Health Services Limited
  • The Zonta Room: Supporting Women in Flight The Zonta Club of Bunbury Inc partnering with South West Refuge Inc
  • Y.E.W. 'Young Empowered Women' The Zonta Club of Melbourne's East partnering with Emerge Women and Children's Support Network
  • Supply of equipment for mothers and their babies who are at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. The Zonta Club of Cumberland West partnering with Parramatta Mission
  • Making Change by Education - Development of a Training Package The Zonta Club of Macarthur Inc partnering with BaptistCare Housing and Retirement Living/Campbelltown-Macarthur
  • Zonta Wellness Retreat The Zonta Club of Orange Inc. partnering with Housing Plus
  • Reducing of Gender based Violence through vocational training and legal support The Zonta Club of Chittagong partnering with Ensure Legal Support through Local Movement & Action-ELLMA
  • Inspire Lab The Zonta Club of Colombo IV partnering with Without Borders Sri Lanka
  • Happy Home for 100 displaced girls from 7-18 years The Zonta Club of Dhaka III partnering with ActionAid Bangladesh
  • "Grant A Smile"-Reaching out to women and girls with disabilities The Zonta Club of Kandy partnering with Centre for Handicapped (CFH)
  • Setting up of a Goat Cheese Manufacturing Unit The Zonta Club of Kathmandu partnering with South Asia Foundation-Nepal
  • Social Enterprise Bakery The Zonta Club of Uzhhorod partnering with My Transcarpathia
  • Women Shelterhouse Hofheim The Zonta Club of Bad Soden - Kronberg partnering with Frauen helfen Frauen MTK e.V.
  • Financial Skills and Gambling Addiction Management Training For Vulnerable Prison Women The Zonta Club of Guildford partnering with Office of the Chaplaincy, Send Women's Prison, Ripley UK
  • End FGM: Teachers on the Frontline The Zonta Club of London II partnering with SafeHands for Mothers
  • HIGHER SKILLS FOR BETTER LIFE - TOGETHER WE CAN DO MORE The Zonta Club of Sofia partnering with Animus Association Foundation
  • Prevention of early marriages in the Roma community: turn the page The Zonta Club of Stara Zagora partnering with Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance "Amalipe"

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