Grant Opportunities

The Junior League of Springfield is accepting concept letters for its 2016-2017 grant cycle.

Project Guidelines:

  • Projects should be fulfilled between June 2017 – May 2018.
  • Projects should relate to The prevention of child abuse and neglect in Southwest Missouri
  • Projects should utilize The Junior League’s trained volunteers and organizational expertise.
  • Projects should be able to be completed in a single day, or close to. Volunteers are typically utilized for a 4 to 6-hour period, with one or two project sessions a year.


2016-2017 Grant Cycle Timeline

Step 1: Community Open House at Junior League Headquarters

Wednesday, September 28th at 4:00pm

Meet with Junior League leaders and hear more about our partnerships with community agencies. Learn what we look for in partner agencies and concept letters

Step 2: Submit Concept Letter

Monday, October 17th at 5:00pm Deadline

To apply, submit a two-page concept letter with a brief description of the project. Description should include the critical needs to be addressed, number of volunteers needed and contact information. Letters that exceed two pages or include an application or attachments will be rejected at this point in the process. Email concept letters to with the subject JLS Concept Letter.

Step 3: Requests to Submit RFP

If your concept letter is approved, The Junior League will ask your organization to submit a completed grant application. The deadline to submit the full application will be posted in your approval letter.

Step 4: Submit Completed RFP

Application will be provided to you by The Junior League and must be returned on time in order to be considered.

If you have questions, please contact Emily Coulter, Project Review and Development Chair, Emily Coulter at


Junior League of Springfield

Project Review and Development Committee