Grant Process

The Women of Fearrington will accept applications for its 2021-2022 grant program by May 3, 2022. All applications must focus on women and/or children in Chatham County.


The mission of the Women of Fearrington is to enrich the lives of its members socially, culturally and intellectually, and to help serve the needs of the women and children of Chatham County.


To be considered for a grant, an organization MUST:

  • Provide certification of current 501(c)(3) status

  • Demonstrate that its program serves women and/or children in Chatham County

  • Have a project budget that does not include fixed expenses i.e. staff salaries, buildings cost, rent or utilities.

Organizations seeking WoF support:

    • May apply for a one - year grant

    • Must expend all grant funds within a 12- month period

    • Must submit a final report at the conclusion of the grant cycle


  • Please review the grant application and grant timeline.

  • Online Grant Application - click here to view the application, then download the file and use Adobe Reader to edit and save. When completing the application, please stay within the allotted space for each answer.

  • All grant applications must be received no later than May 3, 2022 via e-mail to


The Grant Committee carefully reads and evaluates every grant application to ensure they have met the qualifications. Using objective criteria, the Committee decides on individual organizations funding. Every organization that submits an application will receive written notification of the decision.

If you have any questions regarding the grant application or the grant process, please e-mail Lorraine Mellon at