Junior League of Fort Myers, Inc.



Since 1966, The Junior League of Fort Myers (JLFM) has been committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the local community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.  JLFM supports local nonprofit organizations (having a 501(c)(3) status, in the process of obtaining a 501(c)(3) status, or be under the umbrella of an agency with 501(c)(3) status) by awarding mini-grant funding for projects consistent with JLFM’s focus on women and children within the local community, including Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. Nonprofit organizations that meet the above guidelines and who agree to the Grant Agreement included in this application packet are invited to submit the attached application.  JLFM will review the applications and award grants of up to $3,000.

Click on the link below to download the 2013-2014 Mini Grant Application.

        2013-2014 Mini Grant Application

Applications MUST be received in the League Office no later than 5 pm on February 1, 2014. Grants will be awarded approximately 60 days after the application due date. Electronic applications will not be accepted. Verification of delivery is the responsibility of the applicant. JLFM will not notify applicants of receipt of applications.


Please return to:

                Junior League of Fort Myers
                Attn: R&D Chair
                1500 Colonial Blvd., 104
                Fort Myers, Florida 33907
                Email: minigrants@jlfm.org


Junior League of Fort Myers Community Mini-Grant Program

At our April meeting, the Junior League of Fort Myers presented the following local non-profit organizations with mini-grant funding. Click here to see slideshow.

Pine Manor Improvement Association – will use the $3,000 grant to assist in their teen Outreach Program.

Regional Cancer Center – will use the $3,000 for breast cancer support and education materials.

A.C.T. – will use the $3,000 grant for food to feed clients and their children living in the shelter,
which annually feed 3 daily meals to 490 individuals.

Imaginarium – will use the $3,000 to refurbish and improve the “Tiny Town”.

Harry Chapin Food Bank of SWFL – used the $3,000 grant to help feed 150 children of Glades County throughout
the summer months, when the children were not in school.

For more information about applying for a Junior League of Fort Myers Community Mini Grant, please click here.