2019 ninety-nine girlfriends calendar

Below are our timeline for 2019. For details on all member events, click here to see the full Member Events calendar. For the full Grantmaking calendar, click here. Below is our general calendar for 2019. It lists our key dates for 2019.


World Cafe Introductory Conversations. These 90-minute, small-group events held in members’ homes are meant to introduce new and potential members to ninety-nine girlfriends. Email Eileen at eileen@journey21.com for an evite.


Fellows Applications due. Deadline for submitting an application to join ninety-nine girlfriends as a Fellow. Click here to read more about this program for younger, emerging philanthropists and to download the application. 

May 3

Member Payment Deadline for 2019. Join now! Your contribution must be received in full by this deadline.

MAY 29

Letter of Interest (LOI) Information Sessions for nonprofits interested in being considered for an Impact Award. There will be three 90-minute sessions which provide details on how to complete the Letter of Interest.

June 24

Letters of Interest (LOIs) due from nonprofits interested in being considered for a ninety-nine girlfriends Impact Award.

September 6

Semi-finalists announced and invited to submit a full proposal.


Request for Proposal (RFP) Information Session for semi-finalists to learn how to complete the full proposal.


Proposals due from semi-finalists.

November 1

Finalists selected for the ninety-nine girlfriends ballot.

November 18

Meet the Finalists an event for members. This is the members' opportunity to meet the finalist organizations, each presenting their project in a fast-paced, no props format.

November 18-25

Online voting for members. 


Awards Celebration at the Portland Art Museum! We will announce our award winners and celebrate our year.