Centennial Anniversary Grants

In honor of 100 years of Zonta service and Zonta International’s centennial anniversary in 2019, Zonta International has launched its Centennial Anniversary Grants program. These one-time grants of up to US$5,000 each recognize charitable organizations working to improve the lives of women and girls in their local communities.

A total of US$296,271 will be disbursed to 62 community-based organizations in 18 countries, partnering with a Zonta club to improve the lives of women and girls at the local level.

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We are pleased to announce the recipients of our Centennial Anniversary Grants.

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  • I am P.I.N.A.Y (Powered, Inspired, and Nurtured Adult and Young women)
    The Zonta Club of Las Pinas partnering with Junior Chamber International (JCI) Perlas Pasay

  • IT Education for girl survivors of sexual abuse…Zonta’s Gift to Resiliency
    The Zonta Club of Makati-Ayala partnering with CAMELEON Association Inc.

  • Breaking the Status Quo: Teenage/Child Marriage, Unwanted Teen Pregnancy and Foregone Opportunities and The Key to Proper Teenage Parenting
    The Zonta Club of Mandaluyong-San Juan 1 partnering with True Love Waits Philippines Inc.

  • Bangsamoro Women Recovery from War Initiatives
    The Zonta Club of Metro Greenhills partnering with Philippine Children’s Ministries Network

  • Teen’s Key “Young Women Development Network“ Young Mother Project, sponsored by Zonta Club of the New Territories
    The Zonta Club of New Territories partnering with Teen’s Key

  • GESCO Women’s Listening, Awareness and Orientation Center
    The Zonta Club of Abidjan partnering with Formation Sanitaire
    Urbaine à base communautaire Mudessa Gesco – Yopougon

  • Empowerment and sensitization of Yemetu teenage girls against early child marriage, abuse and sustainable skills acquisition
    The Zonta Club of Ibadan I partnering with Help for Mankind Initiative

  • Empowerment of Female Sex Workers Living with HIV/AIDS with Vocational Skill to Reduce their Financial Dependence on Sex Work
    The Zonta Club of Ibadan II partnering with Blue Gate Public Health Promotion Initiative

  • Project aimed at reducing the number of forced child marriages in the municipality of Boussouma, province of Sanmatenga, North-Centre region.
    The Zonta Club of Ouagadougou partnering with PUGSADA (Association for Young Girl Support and Stimulation)

  • Let’s Work Together
    The Zonta Club of Vantaa II partnering with The Finnish Federation of Graduate Women, Vantaa Branch

  • Zonta Food Bank Mobile Kitchen
    The Zonta Club of Brisbane City Heart partnering with Anglicare Southern Queensland

  • LoveBites
    The Zonta Club of Brisbane East Inc partnering with National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN)

  • Enhancing Connections: Resourcing Women to get Online
    The Zonta Club of Brisbane Metro Breakfast partnering with Women’s Community Aid Association (WCAA)

  • “Standing up” – Women’s Cultural Event
    The Zonta Club of Ipswich partnering with Access Community Service LTD, for Ipswich Community Hubs

  • Food for Thought
    The Zonta Club of Adelaide Flinders partnering with Zahra Foundation Australia

  • Building the Health Literacy and Quality of Life for Refugee Women
    The Zonta Club of Bendigo partnering with Bendigo Community Health Services Limited

  • The Zonta Room: Supporting Women in Flight
    The Zonta Club of Bunbury Inc partnering with South West Refuge Inc

  • Y.E.W. ‘Young Empowered Women’
    The Zonta Club of Melbourne’s East partnering with Emerge Women and Children’s Support Network

  • Supply of equipment for mothers and their babies who are at risk of, or experiencing homelessness.
    The Zonta Club of Cumberland West partnering with Parramatta Mission

  • Making Change by Education – Development of a Training Package
    The Zonta Club of Macarthur Inc partnering with BaptistCare Housing and Retirement Living/Campbelltown-Macarthur

  • Zonta Wellness Retreat
    The Zonta Club of Orange Inc. partnering with Housing Plus

  • Reducing of Gender based Violence through vocational training and legal support
    The Zonta Club of Chittagong partnering with Ensure Legal Support through Local Movement & Action-ELLMA

  • Inspire Lab
    The Zonta Club of Colombo IV partnering with Without Borders Sri Lanka

  • Happy Home for 100 displaced girls from 7-18 years
    The Zonta Club of Dhaka III partnering with ActionAid Bangladesh

  • “Grant A Smile”-Reaching out to women and girls with disabilities
    The Zonta Club of Kandy partnering with Centre for Handicapped (CFH)

  • Setting up of a Goat Cheese Manufacturing Unit
    The Zonta Club of Kathmandu partnering with South Asia Foundation-Nepal

  • Social Enterprise Bakery
    The Zonta Club of Uzhhorod partnering with My Transcarpathia

  • Women Shelterhouse Hofheim
    The Zonta Club of Bad Soden – Kronberg partnering with Frauen helfen Frauen MTK e.V.

  • Financial Skills and Gambling Addiction Management Training For Vulnerable Prison Women
    The Zonta Club of Guildford partnering with Office of the Chaplaincy, Send Women’s Prison, Ripley UK

  • End FGM: Teachers on the Frontline
    The Zonta Club of London II  partnering with SafeHands for Mothers

    The Zonta Club of Sofia partnering with Animus Association Foundation

  • Prevention of early marriages in the Roma community: turn the page
    The Zonta Club of Stara Zagora partnering with Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance “Amalipe”