Women & Philanthropy offering $25,000 in grants; applications due Feb. 15

January 9, 2013 | UToday
By Staff

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to apply for the 2013 Women & Philanthropy at The University of Toledo grant.

“We are pleased to announce that Women & Philanthropy at The University of Toledo has allocated an unprecedented $25,000 to award in grants for UT projects and programs in 2013,” said Nancy Lapp, chair of the Women & Philanthropy Grants Committee.

The grant guidelines, application form, and information on previous grants can be found on the Women & Philanthropy website.

The deadline to submit grant applications is Friday, Feb. 15.

Members of Women & Philanthropy will review the grant applications, and the recipient or recipients will be announced in May.

Women & Philanthropy was chartered in 2006 and made its first award to the University in 2008. Through this giving circle, members of diverse backgrounds and interests work collaboratively and pool their charitable gift dollars to make positive, meaningful and immediate impacts at the University.

In just five years, the group has gifted $176,931 in eight grants to the University, according to Chris Spengler, director of advancement relations in Institutional Advancement, who is a member of and administrative contact for Women & Philanthropy.

Through their generous support, members of Women & Philanthropy have created a permanent legacy at the University, according to Spengler.

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