The Westport Woman’s Club has announced that proposals are now being accepted for its annual $5,000 Ruegg Grant. Non-profit organizations are invited to submit their grant requests for projects that will make a continuing difference in our community.
This grant, established in 1995 by an endowment left to the club by former member Lea Ruegg, is given each year to deserving organizations in the arts, education endeavors, and health and safety-related programs. Past beneficiaries include the Westport Police Department “Project Lifesaver”, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Connecticut, Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health Services, Nursing and Home Care, Westport Center for Senior Activities, Interfaith Housing Association, Mercy Learning Center, Toquet Hall, Clasp Homes, Westport Weston Family Y, Wakeman Town Farm and ITN Coastal CT.
Community Groups with positive projects for this year should submit their proposals by February 28, 2015, to the Westport Woman’s Club Ruegg Grant Committee, 44 Imperial Avenue, Westport, CT 06880.