Frequently Asked Questions
JLC COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The Junior League of Charleston, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Project Cycle 2012–2013 (June-May)
- Application Deadline September 9, 2011
- Decision Finalized 2nd Quarter 2012
- Funds Disbursed Installment payments in 2012-13
Based on Outcomes Measurements
- League Commitment Financial and Volunteer Support
- Additional Information Project may begin as early as June 2012
Summer concentrated projects are an option
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: what does the League do in the community?
A: The Junior League of Charleston, Inc., combats hunger and homelessness in the Charleston area. The membership voted in 2009 to adopt this focus for the League's community financial support and volunteer hours.
Q. May a project include “done-in-a-day” components?
Q. Does JLC grant funds that will then be re-granted?
A. No (we would give directly, if that were the case).
Q. May funds be used for salaries?
A. Yes - although we prefer to see majority of funds used directly for services provided by the applying agency.
Q. What is the maximum amount of financial assistance that can be awarded?
A. Typically projects are funded up to $30,000, but a request can be made for up to $75,000 for a substantial project.
Q. When are most Junior League volunteers available?
A. The majority of Junior League members work outside the home, so evening and weekend hours are preferred.
Community Project Development (CPD) Leadership
Chair – Kelly Nix
Assistant Chair – Sarah Raup
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior League Board Contacts