Women’s Giving Circle Grants

Program Description

The Women’s Giving Circle Grants Advisory Committee typically accepts applications for programs, capital and operating expenses that meet the following criteria:

  • Increase life skills of women
  • Encourage the healthy development and personal authority of young girls
  • Improve the quality of life for families in Washington County
  • Improve the emotional and physical well-being of all females


  • Applicant organizations must be based in and primarily serving Washington County, MD, and have a current 501(c)(3) determination from the IRS.
  • Organizations may apply for funding for more than one program; however, each program requires a separate grant application.

The 2021 recipients were:

  • Breast Cancer Awareness – Cumberland Valley: $2,500 to support the “Moving Forward” program.
  • Brooke’s House – $2,500 to support the “Dental Health Care” program.
  • Citizens Assisting and Sheltering the Abused – $2,000 to support the “CASA Shelter” program.
  • Hagerstown YMCA – $2,000 to support “Rock the Runaway” summer camp.
  • Horizon Goodwill Industries – $3,000 to support the “Heavy Metal Playground” training.
  • Leadership Washington County – $2,500 to support scholarship funding.
  • The Salvation Army – Hagerstown – $1,860 to support the Women & Children’s shelter.
  • Together With Families – $1,200 to support the Summer Fun project.