WFED March 2016 News 
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Blooming with Possibilities
Spring is in the air. El Dorado County is in bloom and WFED is buzzing with excitement over our 2016 grant cycle. The updates to our grant structure (details here) brought renewed energy and excitement to our grant applicants. We are overjoyed to announce WFED received a total of 36 grant proposals! Our Grants Committee is currently working on preliminary scoring. The 2016 grant ballot will go out to membership on April 11. 
Upcoming Events

Dates to Remember...

March 31: Memberships must be paid by today to ensure grant voting privileges. *(see It's Voting Time, below) 

April 11: 2016 Grant Ballot to membership 

April 15: Wickline Scholarship Applications due today. View Scholarship details, here.

April 24: New Member Orientation
It's Voting Time!
Women’s Fund El Dorado harnesses the power of collective giving to support community philanthropy ... It's nearly time to exercise our power of collective giving. Your vote is essential to the success of WFED, but in order to vote your membership must be current. Your WFED membership is recurring on an annual basis (e.g., October 2015 to October 2016). If you've recently received a renewal notice indicating your membership expires before April 1, 2016, please be sure to renew before this date to secure voting privileges. Every vote is important to us, so please do not let this deadline slip by. 
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Community Needs Forum Attendee Feedback
We asked, you responded...Thank you to all who completed our Community Needs Forum attendee survey. Survey results can be viewed here
Did you know...March is Women's History Month
We honor those who fought and continue to fight for our equality and empowerment. The advancements made in women's equality provide hope for future generations.

Simpson, Kelly. Kelly's Art From the Soul. The Power of Hope. N.d. Acrylic on canvas. N.p
Empower your daughters, bring them to our October Celebration, 10.27.16
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