​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 (https://foundation.zonta.org/)

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 2021

Applications are due by midnight on Friday January 29, 2021.  

Application form is available by following this link: Grant Application Form 


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:   zontagrantapplication@gmail.com

Subject Line: Zonta KW Grant Application 2021                        

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