Junior League of Boca Raton is here to make a difference in the lives of people in our community. Beyond our commitment to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers, part of our vision is to partner with and support fellow nonprofits. There are many nonprofits doing wonderful work in our community and by working together, we can be a stronger catalyst for positive change.
Below are many of the ways we can help your nonprofit organization.
Nonprofit Workshop Series
Specialized training workshops for nonprofits are offered by the Junior League of Boca Raton (JLBR) in cooperation with such groups as the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties and the Spirit of Giving Network. Workshops are provided on a regular basis in our facility. Trainings are offered either at no cost or at a nominal fee, with scholarship opportunities often available. If you would like more information or wish to speak to someone about these exciting opportunities.
Register here for our upcoming free workshops.
Register here for our upcoming paid workshops.
For a printable list of our upcoming workshops, please click here.
Volunteer Assistance / Done In A Day (DIAD)
The JLBR provides volunteer support to qualified agencies for short-term or one-day projects or events; referred to as Done-In-A-Day (DIAD) community service projects. DIAD events offer a wide range of rewarding volunteer experiences to JLBR members while providing a significant volunteer support service to community nonprofit organizations. To learn more about DIAD and how your organization can be considered for volunteer support click here.
How can the Junior League of Boca Raton help your committee or organization?
In order to be considered for volunteer support, your event must meet the following criteria:
- The requesting agency must be a non-profit, tax-exempt agency.
- The proposed project must fall under a current JLBR focus-area (Hunger, Child Welfare, or Non-Profit Support), although a small number of events that fall outside of these areas will also be considered.
- The proposed project or event must support the JLBR service area of South Palm Beach County and North Broward County, or be a collaborative effort with another Junior League.
- Volunteer support cannot be provided for religious programs, political activities, or fund-raising events held by other agencies.
- DIAD committee will not provide financial support for the requesting agency or project.
- Click here to apply for volunteer support.
Grant Library at Vegso Community Resource Center (VCRC)
2007 Vision Award from Association of Junior Leagues International
In addition to serving as the Junior League’s headquarters, our building is also a resource center for South County nonprofit organizations, enabling them to research funding opportunities without losing valuable staff time to travel. Established through the efforts of the Junior League of Boca Raton, the Grant Library at the Vegso Community Resource Center is part of the Funding Information Network of the Foundation Center, Inc. in New York, the nation’s leading authority on private foundations. At no cost to the public, the library provides the most effective and comprehensive research tools available so that community members and nonprofit leaders can identify suitable funders for their organizations.
The collection consists of reference books, journals, and the latest Foundation Directory Online, Grants to Individuals, and Foundation Maps databases. In addition to the three Foundation Center databases, the library offers directories and grant guides, information on grants for individuals, and numerous other books pertaining to grantsmanship, nonprofit management, fundraising, and scholarship.
The Vegso Community Resource Center Grant Library is free and open to the public during center hours. Current hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, but the center is often open outside of these times. To learn more, please call 561-620-2553 exten
Learn more about renting out the VCRC for your group or non-profit organization.