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Our Gifts

Giving is the most important part of our club's activities.  We give consistent with our Mission which is:
"Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment."

Scholarships & Awards

Our scholarships vary and are impressive. Separate websites explain the applications process, funding awarded, and deadline dates. Click on each of these below or use the drop-down menu to get an application.


Dear Soroptimist International of Novato,

I personally wanted to thank you for accepting me to receive an annual award for my studies.  With great gratitude I want to thank you for choosing me.  I will be attending San Jose State University, majoring in Nursing.  I was worried about how I will be able to afford college.  Coming from a low-income household, college was always a high reach for my family.  I will be the first in my family to attend college, thanks to you.  This scholarship has opened the door for a better future.  My words will never suffice to the amount of gratitude I have.  Thank you for seeing my potential, and thank you for helping me be one step closer to achieving my dream.  This scholarship helped me close the college money gap I had, so I do not have to use loans to pay for my college.  Thank you again, and I promise to work hard and make a difference in my community.



Community Donations

Pauline Stuber presents Soroptimist check. The Stuber STEM award is in Pauline's name.

Soroptimist International of Novato greets walkers around the track for RELAY FOR LIFE for AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.

Club Giving Acknowledged

Soroptimist is paving the way for thousands of women and girls worldwide. Our ongoing support equips them with the resources needed to forge new opportunities -- ensuring a brighter future for their families, their communities, and the world. By participating in Club Giving, SI/Novato, CA has demonstrated its dedication and commitment to investing in the future of courageous women and girls worldwide.

Request for Donation

If your organization is interested in obtaining a donation and believes your mission is in alignment with ours, please contact us.

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