Soroptimist International of Grand Erie, chartered in 2014, serves the communities of Brant County, City of Brantford, Norfolk County and Six Nations of the Grand River.
The name ‘Soroptimist’ means “best for women”. Soroptimist are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.
Soroptimist is an international organization for women who volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls. There are almost 80,000 Soroptimist in 120 countries and territories who contribute time and financial support to community based and international projects that benefit women and girls.
Women and girls will have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.
To improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
What We Do
Soroptimist believes the most effective way to empower women and girls is by providing them with access to education. Educated women and girls are far more likely to realize their potential.
Soroptimist’s Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards forWomen annually disburses nearly $1.9 million in education grants to more than 1,300 women who have overcome enormous personal obstacles.
Dream It *Be It is the other signature program of Soroptimist International. Dream It *Be It will help girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. Dream It, Be It targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success. It provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams.