The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area

The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area was chartered in 1953 and has grown to include over 80 women throughout Coos County. Our club has raised and distributed over $240,000 in just the last 10 years. Our fundraising events include: Chocolate Sales at local festivals & our Annual Celebrity Dinner & Silent Auction. We enjoy each other's company, while contributing in a positive way to our community and advancing the status of women worldwide.

Grant Applications Due
October 15, 2015

The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area is offering grants through its Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation to support non-profit organizations (501c3) in our area.  The grants are from the proceeds of our funding raising event, the Celebrity Dinner, which is held in February each year.

Zonta intends to award grants in two focus areas in 2015:
1) Projects that work towards ending sexual violence against women and girls, and
2) Projects that work towards improving the status of women (defined as ages 16 and above) through education and/or health.

To apply for a grant, please read carefully the attached memo and complete the application according to the requirements on the form.

Grant applications are due (postmarked) by October 15, 2015 and can also be submitted electronically by 5:00 p.m. on that date.  For questions, contact Frances Smith, Zonta Service of Money Committee Chair, at 541-269-9340, or email

Zonta 2015 cover memo for grant applications.pdf

Zonta 2015 Grant application form.pdf

Zonta 2015 Grant application form.doc









Zonta International seeks to: improve the legal, political, economic, health, educational and professional status of women through service and advocacy; work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of executives in business and the professions; promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, implement service programs, and provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations, and the world.


Zontians are executives and professionals decision-making positions willing to contribute to improving the legal, political, educational, professional, economic and health status of women. Each club includes members from a variety of occupations and professions. To ensure professional diversity within each club, Zonta membership is by invitation.


Luncheon meetings are held on the first and third Fridays of each month at McAuley Hall, Baycrest Village in Coos Bay, Oregon. To learn more about us and how you might join one of the strongest, most active service clubs promoting the advancement of women, come be our guest for lunch.