(ANNAPOLIS, MD) The Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) is searching for its next three –year partnership with a community organization or governmental agency that has or is developing a project that will meet our community needs and align with the league’s issue and focus area.   The JLA’s current issue area is “Narrowing the Achievement Gap” with a specific focus on the Self-Sufficiency of Women and Children. As partners, JLA and the selected organization will jointly develop and design the program that would define and foster true collaboration.  In addition, JLA will provide trained volunteers for the developed program and provide JLA funds of up to $5,000 annually to successfully implement and advance the project over a three-year period.

Non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, and other community organizations with projects that serve the Anne Arundel County community and align with JLA’s issue and focus areas are encouraged to submit an application. Application packets will be available on October 15, 2016 either online at jlannapolis.org or at the JLA Headquarters located at 128 Lubrano Drive, Suite L-101, Annapolis, MD 21401.  Completed applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, by mail, hand-delivery, or by emailing to copr@jlannapolis.org by January 6, 2017.  JLA will review all applications in January 2017 with the selected project commencing in June 2017.

Starting October 2016, JLA’s Community Outreach and Project Research Committee will host a series of events to engage potential partners, connect with like-minded organizations, and answer questions including a Networking Event on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 and a Request for Application (RFA) Workshop on November 15, 2016.  For further information on upcoming events, JLA partnership, or the application process, please email copr@jlannapolis.org and include your organization’s name and contact information.


Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. 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. Our membership of over three hundred women strives to narrow the achievement gap in Anne Arundel County, MD with a specific focus on the self-sufficiency of women and children.


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