P. V. W. C. A. 

Established in 2011 as a non-profit organization

Grants We Give

The Ponte Vedra Women's Civic Alliance invites all qualified organizations to apply fo for our annual grant.  Each year, organizations have an opportunity to share their mission, projects and impact on our community.  Based on a standard application process, members of P.V.W.C.A. select an organization to be our Annual Beneficiary. 


Below are details for our grant application process. If you are interested in speaking with one of us, please complete the form below. 


Thank you for your interest!

Criteria To Apply

Location: Organization must be based in St. John's County or the Beaches which extend to Atlantic Beach. 

Organization Status: Must be a 501c3

Relationship with P.V.W.C.A.: Was not a recipient of the Annual Beneficiary Award in the past 4 years.

Aligns with the Annual Category: To assure diversity of organizations, P.V.W.C.A. is choosing to categorize 501c3 into 2 categories: Social Services (odd years) & Other (even years).  However, due to the extenuating circumstances in the community caused by Covid-19 we have decided to allow applications from both categories.

Category Description

Social Services: Organizations that help people in need.  Examples could include organizations focused on: Homeless,  Victims of Sex Trafficking; United Way; At risk youth programs, Poverty, Hunger; Housing; Refugee; Medical for services for the people in need; Boys & Girls Clubs. Some of the organizations we've worked with include: Hope at Hand, Mission House, Wild Flower Clinic, BEAM.

OTHER: This broad category could have organizations focused on: Animals, Arts, Environment, Education, Health Organizations, Cultural, Research, etc.  Some of the organizations we've worked with include:  Ponte Vedra Public Education, Pawsitively Pets, Blessings in a Backpack, Scholarship Funds. 

Annual Timeline

Application Process:
May 1st  - June 30th 2020

Application Process:  May 1st, we will announce the amount of the grant.  From this time until June 30th, organizations who qualify may apply. It is a 2 phased process which include an on-line application plus a personal interview.  With the intention to keep the process personalized, applicants will have an opportunity to speak with a P.V.W.C.A. representative throughout the process. Furthermore, we simplified the on-line application to minimize your administrative processes. 

Application Review:
July 1st - Oct 15th 2020

During this time, the General Membership will have an opportunity to learn about the organizations and how our grant could be spent. This helps prepare them for the General Membership Vote. 

Grant Awarded: 
November 2020

At the November General Membership meeting, each member will vote for the organization they feel should earn the grant.  The Annual Beneficiary is awarded based on popular vote.  After informing all applicants of the decision, P.V.W.C.A. will announce the Beneficiary. Distribution of funds will be done at the May 2021 General Membership Meeting. The dates of the November 2020 and May 2021 meets are currently TBD.

To receive an application, please complete this form.  

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