Loudoun County-based 100WomenStrong, a group of philanthropists seeking to invest in organizations and programs that enrich the lives of Loudoun County residents, began accepting Letters of Intent from area nonprofits on Oct. 17 for 2017 grants.

Organizations that are headquartered or operate in Loudoun County and wish to receive grant funds from 100WomenStrong in 2017 must file a preliminary Letter of Intent before 5 p.m. Nov. 30.

100WomenStrong supports nonprofit organizations with programs in health, hunger, education and shelter.

Nonprofits that serve the Loudoun County community in these areas should visit 100WomenStrong at www.onehundredwomenstrong.org/grants/application-process/ to learn more.

100WomenStrong is a component fund of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties (formerly the Piedmont Community Foundation). Each 100WomenStrong "grant-maker" contributes an annual $10,000 tax-deductible donation to the fund, helping to create a lasting charitable endeavor to support nonprofit organizations in Loudoun County. For more information about 100WomenStrong, contact Lisa Freire at lfreire@newriverfarm.com.

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