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Grant money available for nonprofits

Tribune staff report

Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe Foundation, Inc. (SISLT) invites local tax-exempt, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations to apply for grant funding for community service projects and programs.

Each year (SISLT) awards community Service Grants to 501(c)3 tax- exempt nonprofit organizations that provide services to the South Lake Tahoe community. SISLT's goal is to fund quality projects that serve clearly identified needs of women and children in the South Shore community. They will consider new programs, improvements and enhancements to current programs, as well as supporting programs that have been proven effective in bettering the lives of women and children in our community. SISLT is accepting applications for programs or projects with a minimum of $1,000.

A maximum of $25,000 in total will be distributed, and distribution is not guaranteed in any or all categories. All of SISLT's grant funding comes directly from the organizations' largest annual fundraiser, "An Evening of Food and Wine Tasting" which is now in its 44th year and will take place in the Harrah's Tahoe Convention Center on Nov. 7.

Applications for SISLT's 2014-2015 Community Service Grants will be available on Oct.15. The Grant application, criteria, and instructions can be downloaded from the website http://www.sislt.org. The deadline for receipt of applications is Dec. 15. For more information email the SISLT Community Grant Allocations at sisltfoundation@gmail.com or visit the website at http://www.sislt.org.

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