The Zonta Club of Sarasota, an international service organization of professional women, started the Zonta Fund for Women of the Community Foundation in 1991. The purpose of the Zonta Fund is to promote economic self-sufficiency for women in Sarasota County and provide economic opportunities for disadvantaged women in Sarasota County. Through the Zonta Fund, grants and scholarships are provided so that women can get the training they need to start a business or develop the business that they already have. Preference is given to women who have already demonstrated a commitment to realizing their goals. Examples of help include: 1) Completion of educational or technical training that allows a woman to pursue a career 2) Acquisition of business equipment needed to improve a womans competitive position or productive capacity. Giving primarily in Sarasota County, FL.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore,
Type: Merit Based
Num Awards: Multiple
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: Varies
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc.
2635 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone: "Telephone: (941) 955-3000
Fax: Fax: (941) 952-1951"