Zonta Club of the Black Hills
Since 1950 Zonta Club of the Black Hills has been supporting local efforts through advocacy, service projects, scholarships and fundraising as well as extending aid to women and children worldwide through Zonta International’s efforts. Over the past decade we have raised, on average, $25,000 per year to support community based programs and scholarships and international projects making a positive impact on the lives of women and girls.
Zonta Club of the Black Hills is a member of Zonta International, an organization of over 30,000 members in 64 countries working together to improve the status of women through international and local collaboration, networking, community service and advocacy.
Zonta Club of the Black Hills Mission Statement
To improve the status of women through international and local collaboration, networking and community service.
Congratulations to the 2015/2016 Zonta Expo Grant Recipients:
Zonta International District 12
Zonta Club of the Black Hills is one of 20 clubs in 4 states: Colorado, Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming, that makes up the Zonta District 12 organization. For additional information see www.zontadistrict12.org.
District 12 consists of more than 20 local clubs in four states: Colorado, Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming.
District 12 Guiding Principles
Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. With more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 60+ countries and geographic areas, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs aimed at fulfilling Zonta’s mission and objectives. For additional information see www.zonta.org.
Zonta International Mission Statement
Zonta International Vision
Zonta International envisions a world in which women’s rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential. In such a world, every woman is literate and has access to education, health care, legal and economic resources on an equal basis with men. In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.
Zonta International Objectives
The Zonta International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Zonta International, raises and oversees funds to support and promote Zonta’s global service and advocacy programs of Zonta International: