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Annual Community Empowerment Grantmaking Program

Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), in collaboration with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated awards Community Empowerment grants for programs in any of the following areas: Civic Engagement, Education, Financial Literacy, Health and Wellness, and International Awareness and Involvement.

 Community Empowerment Grant Awards


The Delta Sigma Theta Chapters awarded grants for 2018-2019 are:


1)    Alburquerque (NM) Alumnae

2)    Apalachin (NY) Alumnae

3)    Boston (MA) Alumnae

4)    Champaign-Urbana Alumnae

5)    Fairfax County (VA) Alumnae

6)    Iota City-Wide Chapter (Boston, MA)

7)    LaMarque (TX) Alumnae

8)    Quaker City (PA) Alumnae

9)    Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumnae

10) Tallahassee (FL) Alumnae

11) Tempe (AZ) Alumnae

12) Tri-County (MD) Alumnae

13) Tulsa (OK) Alumnae

14) Virginia Beach (VA) Alumnae

15) Warner Robins Alumnae

16) Washington (DC) Alumnae

 

Applications for the 2019-2020 grant period will be available in November 2018.  Please check back for the announcement


Grant Application Overview 


Rules and Instructions:

 

  • The program grant must be conducted by a Delta chapter or a program sponsored in partnership with a community organization with similar missions and goals as those of DREF and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The community organization partner must have a 501 (c) (3) non-profit status.
  • Program grants range from $500 to $1,500 based on the rating score received.
  • Chapters are permitted to submit only one grant application.
  • Proposals must address issues affecting African American Women and their families related to the Community Empowerment focus on Civic Engagement, Education, Financial Literacy, Health and Wellness, and International Awareness and Involvement.
  • Program must clearly delineate how the target population will be empowered to move beyond their current situation.



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