2 October 2010



Katie Stewart



Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. offers up to $2,750 in Community Grants

Accepting grant applications from Anne Arundel County non-profit organizations

Annapolis, MD [October 4, 2010]

Application packets may be downloaded from our website at jlannpolis.org.

Applicants must be tax-exempt, non-profit organizations whose volunteer activities in the community either focus on mentoring or help to support and strengthen families. Applicants must use volunteers in carrying out these activities. The donation must be used in Anne Arundel County.

Resources for the 2010 Community Assistance Donations come in part from the proceeds of Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA)’s various fundraising activities including sales of the very popular *Of Tide and Thyme* cookbook and *A Thyme to Entertain* cookbook, gift wrapping at Westfield Annapolis Mall, and our gala event held in the spring.

JLA has made Community Assistance Donations to almost one hundred community groups throughout Anne Arundel County.

JLA invites Annapolis and Anne Arundel County non-profit organizations to apply for Community Assistance Donations by November 8, 2010. Approximately $2,750 in grant money will be awarded.  Applications may be downloaded atwww.jlannapolis.org , may be requested by emailing president-elect@jlannapolis.org or by calling 410-224-8984.  Completed applications must be returned to the JLA office by November 8, 2010. Successful applicants will be notified by November 29, 2010, and the recipient(s) will be recognized at the JLA holiday luncheon in December.

About Junior League of Annapolis, Inc.

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc.(JLA)  is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. It reaches out to all women of any race, religion or national origin who express an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism. JLA is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. For more information about JLA, please visit