Philanthropic Giving Mission
It is the goal of the Orange County Women Lawyers Association to make charitable gifts to non-profits in the spirit of assisting the advancement of the status of women and children in law and society in matters including, but not limited to:
Philanthropic Giving Application PolicyOne time each calendar year, the OCWLA board shall review all applications for OCWLA’s philanthropic giving. All submissions must be received by February 28. After the submissions are received, each applicant will be assigned to an OCWLA Philanthropy Committee board member who will learn about the applicant organization. The board member should consider speaking with the applicant and conducting a site visit. Philanthropic gifts may range up to $5,000 per organization in a one year period. Maximum gift amounts may be modified by the board. Grants will be awarded during the first quarter of the year.
Any OCWLA board member who is affiliated with an organization that submits an application for a philanthropic gift, either as a member, board member, or officer, shall refrain from voting on that organization’s gift from OCWLA.
In deciding which organizations should receive philanthropic gifts, OCWLA’s board should consider the following:
Philanthropic Giving Application Requirements
The OCWLA Currently Supports The Following OrganizationsOCWLA is proud to announce charitable contributions being made in 2019, with proceeds raised in 2018. 2020 Information will be available and updated soon. Our past Charitable contributions have included:
OCWLA thanks its members and sponsors for their generous support and contributions, and looks forward to partnering with members, sponsors and the community, to carry forward the OCWLA’s commitment to the community, women in the legal profession, and all those who support their advancement.
The OCWLA Has Also Given Support To The Following Organizations