Women & Philanthropy Offering up to $65,000 for 2020 Grant

January 9, 2020 | UToday, Advancement
By Staff



Friday, Feb. 14, is the deadline to apply for a grant from Women & Philanthropy at The University of Toledo.

UToledo employees and students from all campuses are eligible to apply for funding up to $65,000. To be considered for a grant, all application guidelines must be followed. Grant applications are available on the Women & Philanthropy website.

The Women & Philanthropy Grants Committee will review and evaluate the applications, and the general membership will vote to determine the recipient(s). Grant amounts vary from year to year.

Grant recipients will be announced in May.

The inaugural grant, in the amount of $15,000, was awarded in 2008 to Carlson Library to commission a glass sculpture by artist Tom McGlauchlin. That sculpture titled “A University Woman” is on display in the library concourse and has become the model for the Women & Philanthropy logo.

Since then, Women & Philanthropy has funded classrooms; an art gallery; locker room enhancements; a sensory-friendly medical examination room; the hospitality area in the William and Carol Koester Alumni Pavilion; renovations to the Savage Arena media room; computer-based educational displays in Ritter Planetarium and Lake Erie Center; a computer lab in the Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women; a playground at the Kobacker Center; a student family room in University College; an interactive periodic table display; a Genetics Analysis Instrumentation Center; the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Research Center; and a Germ-Free Facility for Biomedical Research.

A complete list of awards and winners is available on the Women & Philanthropy website.

Since 2008, Women & Philanthropy has gifted $558,687 in 20 grants to a wide array of programs and initiatives to The University of Toledo. Women & Philanthropy is able to give substantial gifts to the University by pooling its members’ resources and making monetary awards in the form of grants.

For more information, contact Sarah Metzger in the Office of Alumni Engagement at sarah.metzger2@utoledo.edu or 419.530.4237.