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CSW Mini-Grants

The mission of the Commission on the Status of Women is to advise the County Board of Supervisors on all issues affecting the lives of women and girls as well as to investigate and advocate for the equal participation and treatment of women and girls in Santa Clara County.
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) supports programs, events, and causes throughout the year, both collaboratively and financially. Grants are made for up to $1,500 to non-profits for programs and one-time events, or to an individual or group raising funds that support women and girls in Santa Clara County. Requests will be considered on the extent to which programs, events, or causes promote  women/girls in leadership roles, the ending of violence against women, or the health needs of women/girls.
For grant eligibility criteria, guidelines and application process please download Checklist below. 

Application Cycles:

If your event/project starts:

Submit your application:

You will be notified:

July 1st – December 31st
E.g. event/project falls on
June 25, 2019

March 1st -April 1st


May – June

January 1st – June 30th
E.g., event/project falls on March 20th, 2020

September 1st – October 1st


November – December



Applicants must complete and submit the Grant Application to:
Email to: or
Mail to:
CSW, c/o Office of Women’s Policy
2460 N. 1st Street, Ste 220
San Jose, CA 95131

Last updated: 9/11/2019 12:33 PM