Soroptimist offers grants for women and girls

By on Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 in More Top Stories Northeastern Oregon News

LA GRANDE – The La Grande Soroptimist of La Grande are looking for applications from local women and girls for various projects that may make a difference in their lives or someone else’s.   For the past 35 years the Soroptimist have been hosting the Festival of Trees which brings in thousands of dollars in net proceeds to help the community.  This year the grant program has over $30,000 to offer applicants. The application process remains open until all of the funds are awarded.

For more information contact or at 541-963-5341

Soroptimist International is a community service organization. Its mission is to empower women and girls through education.

To meet this goal, both locally and globally, Soroptimist International of La Grande has raised funds or donated hours to support the following organizations and projects:

Local Support:

• Shelter From the Storm

• Community Connection / Kids Club

• Union County Children’s Choir

• Friday Backpack Program

• Boots & Socks

•Girls in Science


• Pro-tech Award

• LHS Career Center (Aspire Program)

• La Grande Swim Club

•  EOU Writing Project