San Antonio Junior Forum Important Announcement! 

Our Community Funding Decision-Making Process

has begun for 2021-2022

You won't want to miss this grant-giving cycle!

Grant Applications may be submitted by organizations recognized as

tax-exempt under Internal Revenue code Section 501(c)(3)

seeking funding of a minimum of $2,500 to a maximum of $35,000

for specific projects benefiting economically, emotionally and/or

physically disadvantaged individuals

The 2021-2022 Grant Application and Grant Application Guidelines

can be found on our website.

Now it is time to get started!

Grant Applications are due December 15, 2021

Questions?  Want to be added to our notification list?

Contact VP Grants at grants@sajuniorforum.org

Good luck to all applicants!

To get started click below:

Grant Application and Guidelines


  

                 

Volunteer Membership Meet & Greet

Join us for a Lunch and Learn at

Jingu House, Japanese Tea Garden

3853 N St. Mary's Street, SA, TX, 78212

Saturday October 16, 2021

11:30-1:30 pm

to learn more about the wonderful work that SAJF does for our community!

Want to get involved?

Contact Diana at membership@sajuniorforum!

SAJF is unlike any other Women's organization.  We don't support just one single cause, but reach out in many ways to make an impact in our community.

  Want to be involved in funding nonprofits through grants, selecting high school students to receive scholarships, or participating in varied service projects throughout the community?  if the answer is yes, then this is the organization for you.

Join us at one of our monthly meetings or volunteer at our next community service project

Saturday October 23, 2021

Water Lantern Festival

Elmendorf Lake Park

3700 W Commerce Street, SA, TX, 78207

9:00-1:00 pm

Want to participate?

Contact Sylvia at sylviarendon@gmail.com  

How Giving to Others Makes You Healthier and Happier

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you to reduce stress, find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Giving to others can also help protect your mental and physical health. Learn more about the many benefits of helping others and find tips on getting started.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. Volunteering and helping others can help you reduce stress, combat depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose. 

Benefits of volunteering

4 ways to feel healthier and happier

  1. Volunteering connects you to others

  2. Volunteering is good for your mind and body

  3. Volunteering can advance your career

  4. Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life

Continue reading article by following this link: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-living/volunteering-and-its-surprising-benefits.htm
 

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Name Your Scholarship!

Interested in sponsoring a scholarship student this year?

Opportunities exist for donors that want to sponsor a SAJF scholarship to name the scholarship.

Scholarships are often named after a loved one who in their lifetime was a promoter of higher education.

SAJF will select a student with the donor's specifications in mind.

Donors will be invited to attend a reception in hour of the award and to meet the candidate chosen.

Interested in learning more?

Contact the VP Grants/Scholarships at grants@sajuniorforum.org prior to March 1st!

Upcoming Events:

October 12, 2021 - Board Meeting

October 16, 2021 - Membership Event - Jingu House, Japanese Tea Garden

October 19, 2021 - General Meeting

October 23, 2021 - Service - Water Lantern Festival

Stay tuned for more opportunities to support those in need in our community with the ladies of SAJF!

 

                          

San Antonio Junior Forum

P.O. Box 781152
San Antonio, Texas 78278

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