The Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis offers grants | Community Spirit
In a time of severe budget cuts, organizations that are impacting the community in areas such as career development, education, entrepreneurship, scholarship and health can apply for a grant from The Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis.
The organization was founded in January 2005, and it focuses on supporting programs and projects in the community that promote economic self-sufficiency.
It's nine members have awarded grants to a list of varied organizations that includes Booker T. Washington High School Girls Basketball team, New Ballet Ensemble, College Bound of Memphis, Memphis Black Arts Alliance, Memphis Cultural Arts Enrichment Center, Amateur Athletic Union and the Watoto De Afrika.
Mary McDaniel, PBWM's chairman, says, “Our organization is determined to provide assistance to a few organizations that we believe are having an impact in the community.”
The grant application deadline is Monday, January 31, 2012. The application and requirement guidelines can be downloaded at www.pbwmemphis.org.