Zonta International (ZI), is a leading global organization empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.
Consisting of more than 27,000 women and men in 1,133 clubs in 63 countries, Zonta has been building a better world for women and girls since its founding in 1919.
The Zonta Foundation for Women is the charitable arm of ZI. It is a US 501 (c)(3) organization and donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
WHO WE ARE
The Zonta Club of Annapolis (ZCOA) is a member club of Zonta International. Chartered in 1929 as the 58th club of Zonta International, the ZCOA has been active in the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County community for more than 90 years.
Locally, the ZCOA works to build a better world through scholarships and financial support for local agencies that provide direct services to women.
By contributing to the Zonta Foundation for Women, the ZCOA empowers women around the world.
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, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision-making positions on an equal basis with men.
In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.
We Advocate for Change
Achieving Zonta’s vision requires changing attitudes and laws. Zonta Clubs and members work to bring about needed changes to our laws. We engage with like-minded organizations and individuals to generate…
Scholarship & Award Opportunities
Building a better world for women and girls means ensuring that they have the necessary knowledge and tools. Zonta’s educational scholarships and awards help women and girls advance their formal…