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Donations

 

The Junior Woman's Club of Williamsburg is proud of our long history and dedication to the many worthwhile organizations in our community. In the last decade, we've donated more than $300,000 through mini-grants to local non-profit organizations and scholarships to high school students.

We are pleased to offer your organization an opportunity to apply for a 2024 mini-grant up to $500, awarded based on demonstrated need and available funds. The application will open in January 2024.

Listed below are the organizations that received mini-grants during the 2022-23 club year:

  • Blooms that Brighten

  • Child Development Resources

  • Colonial CASA

  • Community Care Closets

  • Flute Frenzy

  • Housing Partnerships, Inc.

  • Laurel Lane Elementary PTA

  • Matthew Whaley Elementary School PTA

  • No shame. Period.

  • Queens Lake Middle School

  • The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra

  • The Williamsburg Youth Orchestra

  • Virginia Down Syndrome Association

  • Virginia Regional Ballet

  • Warhill High School

  • Weighted Angels

  • Williamsburg Choral Guild

  • Williamsburg House of Mercy

  • Williamsburg Youth Harp Society

Scholarships

 

In 2023, the Junior Woman's Club of Williamsburg awarded $4,000 in scholarships to four local high school students through the Pete and Nan Cruikshank Community Service Scholarship and the Richard E. and Janet L. DePaul Art Scholarship for Visual and Performing Arts.

Pete and Nan Cruikshank Community Service Scholarship

Established to recognize a high school senior for his/her outstanding community service, scholastic ability, and other achievements. 

Applicants must be graduating seniors who are residents of Williamsburg, James City County, or the Bruton District of York County.  Applications will be accepted in spring 2024.

 
Richard E. DePaul Memorial Scholarship for Visual and Performing Arts

The Richard DePaul Memorial Scholarship of the Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg was established to assist individuals in continuing their education at the college level in the field of Visual and Performing Arts in pursuit of an Arts-related career, and to recognize individuals for their talent, academic success and other qualities.  Richard DePaul was a very talented local watercolorist who loved to encourage and support aspiring young artists. Prior to his passing in 2019, Richard created a signature painting for our annual Art On The Square fundraiser and participated in the event as an artist showcasing his work. 

 

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must be planning to major or minor in the Arts. Applicants must be graduating seniors who are residents of Williamsburg, James City County, or the Bruton District of York County. Applications will be accepted in spring of 2024.

 

Scholarships
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