Grant Process

The Women of Fearrington will accept applications for its 2023-2024 grant program by May 1, 2023. 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 without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation or age

  • 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 - The 2023 application will be posted here on April 1, 2023

  • All grant applications must be received no later than May 1, 2023 via e-mail to


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

If you have any questions regarding the grant application or the grant process, please send your questions via email to