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Kentucky Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation Grant

Grants to Kentucky Women for
Training and Career Development

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (KFBPW) - Kentucky Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/15/19 Postmarked


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Grants to Kentucky women who are pursuing or planning a career within the State's workforce for training and career development. Funding is intended to promote economic self-sufficiency for women by obtaining the education and training they need to succeed. Eligible programs include, but are not limited to, training and skills development. academic programs, workshops and seminars, GED and literacy programs, and research related to issues facing Kentucky businesses.

Eligible Programs:
- Academic programs for non-traditional students
- Training for re-entering the workforce, upgrading work skills or career changes
- Job-related seminars, workshops or continuing education programs
- Educational programs, which increase the number of public leadership positions
- Literacy or GED programs
- Research relating to labor market trends/issues facing Kentucky business or industry

The Kentucky Business and Professional Women’s Foundation was established by the Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. (KFBPW). The mission of the Kentucky Federation is to promote full participation, equity and economic self-sufficiency for women. The focus of this foundation is to prepare workers for the challenges of the future and to enhance the economic development of the Commonwealth by increasing the educational level of Kentucky’s workforce.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178862

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants:

- Citizen of Commonwealth of Kentucky
- Minimum of 18 years of age
- Currently in or planning a career in the Kentucky workforce
- Attending school, college, institution/organization or not-for-profit entity

Grant applicants must reside in Kentucky, must be currently in or planning a career in Kentucky; however re-training courses may be in another state.

Pre-Application Information:

All applications must be postmarked by the April 30 or October 15 deadline.

Committee members meet twice yearly to review applications and award scholarships. A 30-day processing timeline follows after the application deadline. Applications are reviewed in May and November. Applicants will be notified after 30 days following the deadlines.

Individual applicants may receive a grant only once every 24 months.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mail one copy of the application with accompanying information to:

Brooke Archila
BPW/KY Foundation Scholarship Chair
184 Holiday Pl.
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 824-1884

For additional information, contact Brooke Archila.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kentucky