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​Throughout the year, we work together to organize events that are interesting and fun.  The funds we raise from these events are used to support projects that empower women and girls both locally and globally.  

Internationally we support projects sponsored by Zonta Foundation for Women

Not for profit and charitable organizations in Kitchener Waterloo, with local projects that support and empower women and girls, are encourage to apply for a grant.

Grant Applications For 2022 are now CLOSED

Applications were due by midnight on Friday February 25, 2022  

We are no longer accepting applications for 2022.  Check back again in early 2023!


The Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo is seeking applications for grants to be awarded from the Zonta Club International Film Festival Funds or from the Zonta Club Betty Thompson Golf Classic Funds.  Grants will be issued for activities that are focused on empowering women.


Organizations which are eligible for grants are ones which:

  1. Provide services that benefit women in the Kitchener-Waterloo community;

  2. Make services available without discrimination as described by the Ontario Human Rights Code

  3. Issue an annual report which includes financial statements;

  4. Complete the Zonta Club's grant application with a full outline, including projected costs, of the project for which the grant is being requested and,

  5. Undertake to provide a full report on the project when it is completed, if requested.


Grants will not be provided for:

  1. Professional growth opportunities for staff of the organization unless specifically related to the proposal, or

  2. Ongoing administration costs of an organization.


By Email to:

Subject Line: Zonta KW Grant Application 2022                        

Any queries should be directed to Connie Deckert, Chair, Grants Committee at the above email address.