Altrusa International of Richardson is now accepting applications for grants to qualifying area nonprofits for the 2023-24 grants cycle. Grants typically range from $1,000-$1,500, with the money used for specific projects benefiting the community by May 31, 2024.

An online application and submission instructions are available at
The submission deadline is Aug. 31. Applications will be reviewed by the Grants Committee. Recipients will receive notification by Oct. 31.

For more information about the grant submission process, contact Grants Committee Chair Mary Shiroma at 214-914-3634 or at

OWT Nominations Open
Altrusa is accepting nominations for 2023 Outstanding Women of Today: Hearts for Service, a distinguished honor for professional accomplishments. Women are recognized for exemplifying determination and innovation, and for making outstanding contributions in their chosen careers. Nominations are being accepted through August and honorees will be recognized at an awards luncheon on Oct. 27. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Nominations can be made at If you need more information about the nominations or sponsorships, please contact Altrusa Richardson at

What is Altrusa Richardson?
Altrusa Richardson is a 501c3 organization that focuses on serving others, both locally and internationally, through community service projects and donations.

How Altrusans Serve

  • 14,045 hours of service to the community provided from June 2022-May 2023
  • $12,000 in community-wide nonprofit grants
  • $13,000 in educational scholarships awarded
  • 270 coats donated to Network of Community Ministries
  • 3,034 books donated for literacy projects
  • 820 lives, which includes pets waiting for adoption, touched by Kindness Weekend acts

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