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

Grants to Kentucky Women to Support
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:

10/15/18 Postmarked

Description:

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Grants to Kentucky women who have begun a career or who are planning to begin a career within the state's workforce. This program seeks to promote economic self-sufficiency for women and helps workers obtain the education and training they need to succeed. Funding may be requested for academic programs, training and skills development, workshops and seminars, GED and literacy programs, and other education programs.

The Kentucky Business and Professional Women’s Foundation was established in May 1984 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.

What Programs are Eligible:
-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

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178862

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals:
-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
-Complete the grant application form, with requested additional information provided
-Individual applicants may receive a grant only once every 24 months

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.

Groups:
-Provide training programs to Kentucky workforce
-Conduct research related to labor market trends/issues related to Kentucky business or industry
-Complete the grant application form for groups, with requested additional information provided

Pre-Application Information:

Deadlines are April 30 and October 15 for postmark of the application.

Committee members meet twice yearly to review applications and award scholarships. A 30-day processing timeline follows after the application deadline.

Applicants will be notified after 30 days following the deadlines.

Contact Information:

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

Nena Matheny, Scholarship Chair
(270) 824-8595
nena.matheny@kctcs.edu

Wanda Crowe, Foundation Chair
wcrowe@commonwealthbroadcasting.com

Mail applications to:

Nena Matheny
P.O. Box 260
Hanson, KY 42413

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kentucky