Over the past 10 years, the Colorado Women’s Sports Fund Association has awarded more than $135,000 in gifts to girls and women participating in sports. We strive to grow our gift program opportunities every year. We are proud to support those dedicated to the pursuit of sport and the positive influence it can have in their lives.
These gifts are designed to encourage athletic participation in all sports and to help women and girls achieve “the next level” in their sport. Applicants do not need to be enrolled in any academic school or institution. The gifts are open to females of any age and for any sport.
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The application process for 2019 Opportunity Gift's is now closed. Thank you to all that applied!
CWSFA is excited to have the opportunity to award yearly opportunity gifts to girls and women pursuing their sports dreams!
1. Applicants should review the application on the website before beginning the process of application. Completing the application will take some preparation. We suggest you create your answers in a word processing program and copy and paste into the appropriate areas of the application. All communication with gift applicants and recipients will be through electronic means so be sure to utilize a correct email address for correspondence and check your emails folders in December for notification on gift status.
2. All applications must include a letter of recommendation. This letter is filed on-line by a coach, teacher, mentor or someone who can address your athletic experience. Recommendations may not come from family members. Applicants should forward the following link to the individual who will be completing the recommendation. Recommendations should be able to speak to your athletic experience and goals, and other experiences which support this effort. The link for the recommendations is listed below but also included in the Opportunity Gift Application information. It is your responsibility to follow up with your recommendation to insure it has been submitted.
3.Of the total number of Gift awards available, CWSFA awards a limited number of the gifts based on financial need. Individuals who meet the Free/Reduced Price Lunch or Food Stamps requirements may apply for these specific gifts. Documentation of this qualification must be submitted electronically to Secretary@cwsfa.org, by the application deadline to be considered for these gifts. Demonstration of financial need is not required for all applications!
1. Applications are available on the CWSFA website from September 1– November 1, 2018.
2. ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE OPPORTUNITY GIFT APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12:00 midnight, November 1, 2018.