The Latest Updates:

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 Live Your Dream awards with a deadline to apply no later than November 15, 2020.

Here’s who’s eligible:

Women who are enrolled in or have been accepted into a BA or technical training program, are the heads of their households and have a demonstrated need are eligible to apply here.

Winners of the Live Your Dream awards receive cash awards that can be used for any purpose that will enable them to continue their education such as rent, car repairs, books and medical expenses.

“Our Live Your Dream awards are designed to be essential support for Santa Cruz County women while they complete their education,” said Laura Knapp, Capitola Soroptimist president. “With these cash awards, our winners can provide some daily necessities while they are studying and working to take care of their families.”

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Soroptimist International of Capitola-by-the-Sea is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment. 

Soroptimist membership connects women to each other, to their local communities and to the world community. We focus on issues such as domestic violence, poverty, sexual harassment, inequities in the workplace, and other challenges unique to today’s women.

We’ve launched the first Santa Cruz County Women’s Business Directory and want YOU to be a part of it. If you own or run a business in SC County, go to our directory page to submit a listing and be included…it’s FREE!

Support our non-profit organization by making a tax-deductible contribution!

Make checks payable to: Soroptimist International of Capitola
and mail to:
P.O. Box 576

Capitola, CA 95010

Or via Paypal following the link below:

Soroptimist International of Capitola By-the-Sea is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Tax ID 94-9771973.

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