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 2015 Mini Grant Application:

   2015 Mini Grant Application   (2016 Mini Grant Application will available in the future)

Applications MUST be received in the League Office no later than 6 pm on Monday February 2, 2015. Grants will be awarded approximately 60 days after the application due date.  ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  Verification of delivery is the responsibility of the applicant. JLFM will not notify applicants of receipt of applications.


Please mail the completed application 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

Thanks to its recent successes in its fundraising efforts, the JLFM was able to broaden its awarding to 11 non-profits, including: 

AMIkids SW FL      used the $900 grant for purchasing computers.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Lee County will use their $235 grant for volunteer training

Children’s Home Society of FL, SW Division  will use their $700 grant for ID cards and LeeTran passes.

Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc.  used their $500 for program supplies.

Family Health Centers of SW FL, Inc.   used their $2,250 grant to buy shoes for an event.

Fort Myers High School Social Functional Program used their $596 grant for 4 Nook tablets.

The Foundation of Lee County Public Schools, Inc. used their $600 grant to purchase 60 books.

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast FL., Inc. will use their $1,200 for purchasing vests.

Goodwill Industries of SWFL, Inc. will use their $720 to purchase groceries for 1 class per week for 18 weeks.

Literacy Council Gulf Coast used their $409 grant to purchase other classroom materials.

Partners of Breast Care, Inc. used their grant of $2,000 to provide 30 mammograms.


“We are incredibly proud and excited to be able to award these mini-grants to the selected organizations,” stated JLFM President Sasha Warren.  “The selection process was a very intense, as we received a number of applications from some great organizations.  The selected non-profits showed a level of commitment and local support that was unsurpassed.”


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